CN to announce this morning significant donation supporting Syrian refugees resettling in Canada

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum and Minister of Health Jane Philpott to join CN CFO, Board Chairman on Friday

OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, will join Luc Jobin, executive vice president and chief financial officer of CN, and Robert Pace, chairman of the board of directors of CN, Friday in announcing CN support of Syrian refugee resettlement efforts across Canada.


Dec. 11, 2015


9:15 a.m. EST


VIA Train Station

200 Tremblay Road

Ottawa, ON, K1G 3H5, Canada

Media availability and outdoor photo op will follow the announcement.

CN is a true backbone of the economy whose team of approximately 25,000 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


For further information: Media: Patrick Waldron, Senior Manager, Media Relations, (514) 399-8803


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