Alberta Chamber recognizes CN for excellence in Aboriginal Relations

MONTREAL, March 2, 2017 /CNW/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) has been recognized for excellence in Aboriginal Relations by the Alberta Chamber of Commerce, receiving the Alberta Business Award of Distinction in the Indigenous Relations – Best Practices category.

"We are very pleased and honoured to be recognized with this award," said Mélanie Allaire, lead of the Aboriginal Affairs team at CN. "This award is a clear recognition of CN's commitment to Aboriginal Relations and our Aboriginal Vision adopted in 2013. CN remains committed to proactively developing respectful and mutually-beneficial relationships with all Aboriginal people across Alberta and Canada."

CN operates within or adjacent to nearly 200 different reserve lands of more than 110 First Nations and some Métis territories, in 8 provinces.

CN received the award Friday at the chamber's annual awards event in Edmonton. For more information on the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction visit:  www.abbusinessawards.com

CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting more than C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles spanning Canada and mid-America. CN – Canadian National Railway Company, along with its operating railway subsidiaries – serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information about CN, visit the Company's website at www.cn.ca. Learn more about CN's Aboriginal Vision at www.cn.ca/aboriginalvision.

SOURCE CN

For further information: Media: Patrick Waldron, Senior Manager, Media Relations, (514) 399-8803; Investment Community: Paul Butcher, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (514) 399-0052

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