MEDIA ADVISORY - 2010 CP Holiday Train - REMAINING SHOWS CANCELLED TODAY DUE TO SNOW

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 11 /CNW/ - Heavy snow has delayed the Holiday Train near Hastings MN.  As a result of the delay, all three remaining shows today in Cottage Grove, St. Paul - Lowertown and Minneapolis - Shoreham have been cancelled.

The Holiday Train team asks residents of the Twin Cities to please give generously to their local food pantries and food shelves this Holiday Season.

About the Holiday Train:

The Holiday Train is a freight train covered in hundreds of thousands bright lights. At 140 stops across Canada and United States, Canadian Pacific provides a box car stage, a line up of great musical talent and a corporate contribution to the local food bank. Food banks provide collection bins for non-perishable food. Communities, in turn, donate food and funds, all of which stays in the community. The Holiday Train has raised over $4.8 million and 2.3 million pounds of food. Full schedules and background information are available at www.cpr.ca by clicking on the Holiday Train. People can join the Holiday Train on Facebook and follow the spirit of one of the longest-running cross-country food bank fundraisers on Twitter: @CPHolidaytrain.

B-roll and backgrounders also available on CNW Video on Demand: http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=410

SOURCE Canadian Pacific

For further information:

Media contacts:
Jeff Johnson, Manager, Municipal Affairs, Canadian Pacific, 612 723-6422, jeffrey_w_johnson@cpr.ca; or Mike LoVecchio, Senior Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Pacific, 778 772-9636, mike_lovecchio@cpr.ca


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