CN announces departure of Michael Foster as executive vice-president and chief information and technology officer
CN (TSX: CNR)(NYSE: CNI) announced that Michael Foster, executive vice-president and chief information and technology officer is leaving the company on November 29, 2019. Michael is leaving for personal reasons, moving back to the United States, to be close to where his family is located and to pursue other career opportunities.
CN and Tree Canada collaborate to support City of North Vancouver's tree canopy
Tree Canada is proud to help commemorate CN's (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) 100th anniversary through a special Legacy Forest planting that will take place in Moodyville park this afternoon. A gift of 100 trees has been donated to the citizens of the City of North Vancouver as part of the CN100 - A Moving Celebration. Tree Canada has partnered with CN to plant 100 trees in 8 different Canadian cities this year to honour CN's commitment to greening communities with more cities set to receive trees in 2020.
CN receives strike notice from union representing train conductors in Canada
CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today that the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY), which represents approximately 3,200 CN employees who work as train conductors and railyard coordinators only in Canada, has given the company a 72-hour notice of its intention to strike as of 00:01 hours Eastern Standard Time on November 19, 2019.
MEDIA INVITATION: The 15th edition of the CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge will be held on November 16, 2019
CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) invites the media to attend the 15th edition of the CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge, which will be held on November 16, 2019, at the Morgan Firestone Arena in Ancaster. Since 2002, the CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund has raised $3.8 million for charity through this event.
Historic piece of Canadian military history arrives in BC
CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is proud to announce today that the last known Centurion tank in Canada to be on the front lines during the Korean War arrived in British Columbia on Sunday, after a journey on CN's network from Nova Scotia. The Centurion was loaded onto a rail car at the CN Yard in Dartmouth, NS on October 30 and arrived in Surrey, BC on Sunday morning. A.W. Liel, John Hunter Trucking Co., Total Transport & Rigging, Quiring Towing and Recovery, as well as Lumpy's Lowbed Service all helped complete the coast-to-coast transfer.
James Street Swing Bridge Reopening
CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is pleased to announce that the repair work on the James Street Swing Bridge is complete and that the bridge will be reopened to pedestrian and vehicular traffic in both directions on Saturday, November 9 2019 at 10:00 am local time.
CN Grain Movement: 2019-2020 Crop Year off to Good Start
CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced that its Western Canadian grain movements broke another record in the month of October, with shipments of 2.8 million metric tonnes (MMT) of grain and processed grain products. The previous record, set in April 2019, was 2.7 MMT.
CN's Leadership Team to Address Investor Conferences on November 13 and 19, 2019
JJ Ruest, President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Foster, Executive Vice-President and Chief Information Officer, James Cairns, Senior Vice-President Rail Centric Supply Chain and Janet Drysdale, Vice-President Financial Planning, , and of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address two investor conferences in mid November:
CN Sponsoring Transportation of a Historic Piece of Canadian Military History
CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is proud to announce today that it is sponsoring the transportation by rail of the last known Centurion tank in Canada to be on the front lines during the Korean War. The Centurion was loaded onto a rail car at the CN Yard in Dartmouth, NS on Oct. 30 and is scheduled to arrive in British Columbia in the coming weeks. This particular tank had been on display at Cornwallis Park and would have served under the Commonwealth efforts in the Korean conflict and was likely transferred to Canada in 1954.
CN announces C$450-million debt offering
CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced a public debt offering of C$450 million 3.05% Notes due 2050. CN expects to close the offering on Nov. 1, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions.