CALGARY, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific will donate $200,000 to
the Canadian Red Cross to help victims of the devastating June 2013
floods in southern Alberta. Additionally, the Calgary based railroad
will match all employee donations to this cause dollar-for-dollar.
"CP is proud to support the Red Cross in its efforts to bring relief to
all who have been upended by this natural disaster," noted E. Hunter
Harrison, CP's chief executive officer. "The impacts will linger for
some time as Southern Albertans, including many members of our CP
"This generous donation by Canadian Pacific will support our efforts in
assisting the thousands of Albertans rebuilding from this disaster,"
said Sue Phillips, Director General of the Red Cross in Western Canada.
"CP and others from the corporate community, in addition to many caring
individuals, are stepping up at this time of need."
The extensive flooding which began on June 20, caused significant damage
to CP's infrastructure. Railway employees responded to over forty
individual locations on its network impacted by high water and worked
tirelessly to ensure goods continued to be shipped through the region.
About Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE: CP) is a transcontinental railway in
Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports,
including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a
competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of
the globe. CP is a low-cost provider that is growing with its
customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services,
logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the
rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.
SOURCE: Canadian Pacific
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