CALGARY, Dec. 18, 2015 /CNW/ -
December 19, 2015
Port Moody – 300 loco Road, behind Arena and Rec Centre – 4:50 p.m.
Port Coquitlam – Poco WCE Station, 2125 Kingsway Ave – 6:15 p.m.
Jim Cuddy, Devin Cuddy and Kelly Prescott will be performing.
** Times indicate arrival of the train **
**All times are local **
Every event is free, but we ask attendees to bring a cash or non-perishable food donation for their local food shelf. Everything raised at each event stays there for local distribution.
Supporters can also join the Holiday Train on Facebook and follow the two trains on Twitter, and Instagram @CPHolidaytrain #CPHolidayTrain. For additional information, photos, a route map, and downloadable pictures of the two trains, visit: www.cpr.ca.
Each year, fans of the Holiday Train follow its journey over social media, posting spectacular images of the trains in various cities and landscapes. Those who capture the spirit of the train, holiday entertainment and the spirit of giving are encouraged to enter the "Capture the Spirit" photo contest for the chance to win an exclusive ride on next year's train. Details about the contest will be available closer to the start of the program on the Holiday Train Facebook page.
To help make this year the best yet for local food banks, the Holiday Train asks fans new and old to follow the train on social media, invite their friends and family and spread the message about the importance of heart-healthy donations by using #HealthyDonations.
About the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
Canadian Pacific's annual Holiday Train program is a rolling fundraising event that travels across Canada and the United States raising money, food, and awareness for food banks and hunger issues, hosting free holiday concerts along the way. Since 1999 the program has raised over C$10.6 million and 3.6 million pounds of food. Each Holiday Train is about 1,000 feet in length with 14 rail cars decorated with hundreds of thousands of technology-leading LED lights and a modified boxcar that has been turned into a traveling stage for performers.
About Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.
SOURCE Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
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