ADVISORY - CN, Tree Canada to announce major investment to support Montreal's tree canopy

Mayors then will board special Fathers of Confederation train departing Central Station to take them to Ottawa for FCM meeting 

MONTREAL, May 31, 2017 /CNW/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) and Tree Canada Wednesday will announce a major investment in Montreal's tree canopy in honour of Montreal's 375th and Canada's 150th anniversaries. The announcement will take place during a luncheon with local mayors and community leaders at CN's Montreal headquarters. 

Special Announcement:
Where: CN corporate headquarters – 935 de La Gauchetière Street West
When: 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, May 31
What: Announcement of CN tree canopy investment during luncheon

Photo opportunity:
Following the luncheon and announcement, several mayors will board a special Fathers of Confederation train departing Central Station in downtown Montreal to take them to the annual meeting of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in Ottawa.
Where: CN corporate headquarters (935 de La Gauchetière Street West) to Central Station
When: approximately 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 31

Photo opportunity:
CN and Tree Canada will plant a special tree Wednesday in honour of Canada's 150th birthday and Montreal's 375th anniversary.
Where: Place du Canada – Near Sir John A MacDonald Statute (just west of CN headquarters)
When: Noon, Wednesday, May 31

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 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 on CN, visit the company's website at


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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