CN recognized as an iconic Canadian brand by Interbrand Canada for Canada 150

TORONTO, June 28, 2017 /CNW/ - CN announced today it has been recognized by Interbrand Canada as one of the 150 companies, organizations and institutions that are the most iconic in Canada.

To showcase the influence and impact of Canadian brands in honour of Canada 150, Interbrand Canada today released "The Interbrand 150: Iconic Canadian Brands Report: Our Time to Grow." 

The iconic brands report celebrates and honours all things Canadian, and considers why Canadians embrace these brands with such pride and affection.

"The award-winning CN logo developed by Allan Fleming depicts a strong, bold, forward-thinking company," said Luc Jobin, president and chief executive officer of CN. "Just as it did when it was designed in 1960, the CN logo remains a powerful symbol that represents our commitment to innovation and reflects the key role we play in fostering the prosperity of the communities, customers and markets we serve by moving goods safely and efficiently across North America."

"As we note a significant milestone in our country's history, we reflect on who we are, where we've come from, and what we stand for," said Carolyn Ray, Managing Director, Interbrand Canada.  "But this is also an opportunity to consider the vital role that brands, and the people supporting them, play in our lives. We congratulate all the organizations noted in this report and celebrate everything they have done to build strong Canadian brands, today and into the future."

For the full report and methodology please visit: www.interbrand.ca

About Interbrand Canada
Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Interbrand Canada combines 17 years of local knowledge with global insights to help businesses of all sizes, from emerging to business going global - grow. We believe that growth is achieved when an organization has a clear strategy and delivers exceptional customer experiences. Interbrand publishes publisher of the highly influential annual Best Global Brands and Breakthrough Brands reports, Webby Award-winning brandchannel, and The Interbrand 150: Iconic Canadian Brands Report for Canada's 150th. For more information, please visit us at Interbrand.ca and follow us on Twitter (@InterbrandCDN) and Instagram (@InterbrandCDN).

About CN
CN is a true backbone of the economy whose team of approximately 22,200 railroaders transports 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 of approximately 20,000 route-miles 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 about CN, visit the company's website at www.cn.ca.

SOURCE CN

For further information: Contacts: Media: Patrick Waldron, Senior Manager, Media Relations, (514) 399-8803; Investors: Paul Butcher, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (514) 399-0052

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