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2014-07-24 16:21:34

CALGARY, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today declared a quarterly dividend of thirty-five cents ($0.35) Canadian per share on the outstanding Common Shares. The dividend is payable on October 27, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on September 26, 2014, and is an "eligible" dividend for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial/territorial legislation....

2014-07-21 16:20:59

MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a third-quarter 2014 dividend on the Company's common shares outstanding. A quarterly dividend of twenty-five cents (C$0.25) per common share will be paid on Sept. 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 9, 2014. CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide...

2014-06-20 16:20:40

Decision binding on company and union, achieving contractual certainty between the parties MONTREAL, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it has received -- and will begin to implement immediately -- Arbitrator Michel Picher's decision setting the terms and conditions of a new three-year collective agreement between CN and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY). The arbitration ruling is...

2014-05-22 16:20:31

EDMONTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today dangerous goods are an integral part of everyday life and that CN has an unwavering commitment to moving all traffic safely. Mongeau, in a speech to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, said CN's commitment to safe operations is more than a set of principles. It's evidenced by the more than 50 per cent reduction in CN's main-track rail accidents per...

2014-05-13 16:21:30

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (viarail.ca) has released its 2013 Annual Report to the public after it was tabled in the House of Commons. Paul G. Smith, Chairman of VIA Rail's Board of Directors, remarked that "2013 was a productive year at VIA Rail Canada, during which our employees and partners completed important projects that will bring great things for our customers. Over the past four years, we have seen some major changes at our corporation. From our trains...

2014-05-08 12:21:10

MONTREAL, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - JJ Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Wolfe Research 7(th) Annual Global Transportation Conference on May 20, 2014, starting at 1.05 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Ruest will discuss CN's continued focus on supply chain collaboration and Operational and Service Excellence. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Ruest's discussion via the Investors section of the Company's...

2014-05-02 16:20:41

Book by May 8 and travel by August 27, 2014 on any VIA Rail routes in Canada MONTRÉAL, May 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Get out your calendar and start planning your summer travels! VIA Rail Canada has announced a major seat sale for ALL of its routes throughout Canada. Rates are 50% off or more in all classes, except Business class, and tickets must be purchased by May 8 for travel from May 21 to August 27, 2014. Explore Canada's exciting cities, outdoor territories including the...

2014-05-02 12:21:01

MONTREAL, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the successful candidates for its 2014 From the Ground Up program. Thirty communities were selected amongst 191 applications to receive grants of up to $25,000 each in the third edition of the program. The objective of the CN EcoConnexions - From the Ground Up program is to promote the greening of municipal properties across Canada, especially areas in close proximity to rail lines. CN, and its partners...

2014-05-01 20:20:35

CALGARY, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - At its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders (AGM) held in Calgary earlier today, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) announced that all nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 3, 2014 were elected as directors of CP. The detailed results of the vote by ballot are as follows: _______________________________________________________________ |Nominee |Votes For |% votes For|Votes...

2014-04-30 20:20:48

CALGARY, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today declared a quarterly dividend of thirty-five cents ($0.35) Canadian per share on the outstanding Common Shares. The dividend is payable on July 28, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on June 27, 2014, and is an "eligible" dividend for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial/territorial legislation. About...


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