CP supports Fort McMurray fire relief efforts, donates more than $100,000 to Red Cross

CALGARY, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced it will make a donation of $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross – and match all employee donations – to support fire relief efforts in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta.

CP is also releasing additional resources to support firefighting efforts in the area.

As an Alberta based company, CP stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Fort McMurray, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and all affected residents and customers in Northern Alberta as they deal with this catastrophic event.

To support the ongoing and necessary efforts, CP is encouraging its employees to make a donation to the Canadian Red Cross, which CP will match.

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SOURCE Canadian Pacific

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