Statement from the Leader of the Official Opposition, Thomas Mulcair, on the train and bus tragedy in Ottawa

Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the terrible accident this morning between a VIA rail train and an OC Transpo commuter bus in Ottawa.

We are deeply saddened and offer our condolences to the families and communities who have lost loved ones in this tragedy.

Let us acknowledge the hard work under difficult and emotional circumstances of the emergency personnel involved.