Media advisory - CN President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau to address Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce April 9, 2014 on grain transportation

WINNIPEG, April 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce on April 9, 2014.

Mongeau will discuss CN's significant efforts to move a 100-year grain crop through a harsh winter, the federal government's ill-advised legislation to unfairly punish the rail industry with increased regulation of grain transportation, and the imperative for commercial alignment and supply chain collaboration in Canada's grain handling and transportation system.

CN will provide a video webcast of Mongeau's speech and furnish slides supporting his remarks via Interested parties may register in advance, and receive an email reminder the morning of the speech.

Mongeau will be available to speak to reporters on site in Winnipeg following his remarks.

Time: Mongeau's speech will start at approximately 12.45 p.m. Central Time, April 9.

Location: Hotel Fort Garry, 222 Broadway, Fort Garry Place - Grand Ballroom (4th Floor).

CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately 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


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