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2014-05-13 12:21:35

MONTREAL, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the winners of its Safe Handling Award for 2013. In all, 143 companies were presented with the Safe Handling Award at a special ceremony. JJ Ruest, CN executive vice-president and chief marketing officer, said: "On behalf of CN, I am pleased to congratulate each of the Safe Handling Award recipients for 2013. "This award recognizes customers who, like CN, make the safe handling of dangerous goods...

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 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...

2014-04-29 12:21:41

MONTREAL, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Jim Vena, executive vice-president and chief operating officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Transportation Conference on May 7, 2014, starting at 1.05 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Vena will discuss CN's continued focus on supply chain collaboration and Operational and Service Excellence. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Vena's remarks and post his presentation on the...

2014-04-28 08:22:06

Trespassing remains the leading cause of rail-related fatalities in the United States HOMEWOOD, IL, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - With trespassing remaining the leading cause of rail-related fatalities in the United States, CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is marking Rail Safety Week through May 4, 2014, with a public awareness campaign stressing the deadly risks of trespassing on railway tracks and property. CN Police are urging the public to call CN Police at 1- 800-465-9239 to...

2014-04-25 12:20:48

CN Police urge citizens to report unsafe behaviour on railway property to help reduce trespassing and crossing related fatalities HOMEWOOD, IL, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) invites the media to report on key issues at the centre of Rail Safety Week, from April 28 to May 2, 2014. CN Police will mark Rail Safety Week with a public awareness campaign aimed at reducing the number of trespassing and crossing related accidents. In addition, the police force...

2014-04-23 16:22:11

Three new directors join CN's board, Robert Pace the company's new chairman VANCOUVER, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 11, 2014, were elected as directors of CN. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at CN's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 23 in Vancouver are set out below. Election of Directors On a vote by ballot, each of the...

2014-04-22 16:21:36

VANCOUVER, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a second-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 June 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 9, 2014. CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide...

2014-04-22 16:21:08

Adjusted diluted earnings per share for Q1-2014 increased eight per cent to C$0.66 ((1)) VANCOUVER, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today reported its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. First-quarter 2014 financial highlights -- Net income was C$623 million, or C$0.75 per diluted share, compared with net income of C$555 million, or C$0.65 per diluted share, for the year-earlier...

2014-04-22 08:23:29

MONTREAL, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its first-quarter 2014 financial and operating results today, April 22, 2014, at 4.01 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). CN's senior officers will review the results and the railway's outlook in a conference call/webcast at 4.30 p.m. EDT today. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Parties in North America who are interested in participating in, or listening to,...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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