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
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.
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