Canadian Pacific pays tribute to International Day of Mourning
CALGARY, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – On Sunday April 28, at 11 a.m. local
time, Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) employees will join others
around the world to commemorate the men and women who have been injured
or have lost their lives in the workplace on this global day of
“The safety and security of our employees and the communities where we
operate have always been priorities for CP,” said Keith Creel, Canadian
Pacific’s President and Chief Operating Officer.
Across the railway’s North American network that spans across 6
provinces and 13 states, all CP employees will observe one minute of
silence at 11 a.m. local time which will be followed by the sounding of
train whistles in a united honourary salute of remembrance.
“Safety is everyone’s responsibility and this day serves as an important
reminder that employees can make a difference in workplace safety by
working together, following the rules and looking out for one another,”
added Mr. Creel.
This day also coincides with the start of Public Rail Safety Week in
Canada. The Canadian Pacific Police Service (CPPS) will be taking their
message of “Stay Alert, Stay Alive” to communities across the CP
network between April 29 and May 5. The emphasis of this year’s program
is on educating adults and children on the importance of safety around
railroad property through police enforcement activities and school
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 a low-cost provider that 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