MONTREAL, Nov. 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI)
announced today that the ninth edition of the CN Hockey Greatest Stars
Challenge raised $365,000. The proceeds will benefit charitable
organizations supported by the CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community
Fund (CN Community Fund), notably the Marie-Vincent Foundation, The
Children's Wish Foundation, the Montreal Oral School for the Deaf,
L'Appart à moi, and The Cancer Support Center in Homewood.
Since its first edition, in 2003, the CN Hockey Greatest Stars Challenge
has raised $2.1 million for charity.
Olivier Chouc, CN vice-president, Law, and chairman of the board of the
CN Community Fund, said: "We are very proud to make a significant
contribution that will help make a difference for the organizations
selected this year. I want to thank and congratulate our employees and
retirees, as well as our business partners, who have given back to the
communities in which CN operates by raising funds benefiting charitable
organizations for many years through the CN Community Fund."
On Saturday, at Montreal-North's Garon Arena, CN's hockey club played
against a team of former Montreal Canadiens coached by Guy Lafleur,
including Guy Carbonneau, Sergio Momesso, Stéphane Richer, and Chris
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