2013 CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund campaign raises more than to
C$1.5 million for charities
MONTREAL, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced
today that the 2013 CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund (the Fund)
campaign raised more than C$1.5 million for charities focused primarily in
Quebec and Ontario - the fifth successive year that the Fund has generated
more than C$1 million in charitable contributions.
Over the past ten years, the Fund has raised more than C$10 million in
donations to assist a range of agencies, including Centraide/United Way, to
help the poor and less fortunate.
Vee Kachroo, co-president of Campaign 2013 and CN vice-president of supply
chain solutions, said: "The outstanding results of the 2013 campaign make
all of us at CN very proud, and it clearly shows how CN, through the
dedication and generosity of its employees and retirees, along with the
outstanding work of the canvassers, volunteers and committee members, is
committed to giving back to the communities in which we operate, making them
better places to live, work and play."
Jean-Michel Hallé, co-president of Campaign 2013 and vice-general chairman of
the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, said: "Thanks to everyone involved for
making this a record year, and for helping make a real difference in the lives
of so many people."
Every dollar raised by the Fund goes directly to organizations that employees
and pensioners wish to support as the Fund relies exclusively on volunteers
and the services and facilities of the company.
CN -- Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries
- spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the
Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal,
Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the key metropolitan areas of
Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay,
Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to
all points in North America. For more information on CN, visit the company's
website at www.cn.ca.
Media Louis-Antoine Paquin Manager Corporate Communications (514) 399-6450
Investors Janet Drysdale Vice-President Investor Relations (514) 399-0052
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