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2014-03-21 12:20:14

Minister Leitch strongly urges both parties to pursue voluntary arbitration. OTTAWA, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, expressed disappointment today when informed that Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) members had again rejected a tentative agreement reached by the bargaining committee. Quick facts -- On January 31, 2014, the union announced that its membership...

2014-03-20 20:20:42

MONTREAL, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today it has proposed binding arbitration to reach a contract settlement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) after the union advised that the tentative labour agreement negotiated with CN on Feb. 5, 2014, failed to ratify. This is the second tentative contract that the TCRC-CTY has not ratified this year. The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000...

2014-03-07 16:20:39

MONTREAL, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) responded today to the Order in Council announced earlier by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz that sets out minimum volumes of grain the railways are each required to move. "CN will do its part to meet the challenge of moving this 100-year record grain crop," said Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer. "Our assessment shows that an upper limit of around 5,500...

2014-03-03 12:21:44

MONTREAL, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the J. P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York City on March 12, 2014, starting at 8.45 a.m. Eastern Time. CN will provide a live audio webcast of Mongeau's remarks in the Investors section of the Company's website, www.cn.ca/investors. CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250...

2014-02-26 12:20:38

MONTREAL, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is reaching out to municipalities along its North American rail network to review its safety practices, share relevant information on dangerous goods traffic and discuss emergency response planning. Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive, said: "A full 99.998 per cent of CN and rail industry movements of dangerous goods - many of which are essential to the North American economy and communities across the...

2014-02-19 12:21:21

MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today a 2014 plan to invest approximately C$2.1 billion to continue to raise network safety and efficiency, improve service and grow the business. Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer, said: "CN is committed to making continued improvements in its safety performance - infrastructure investments are critical to this, as well as to driving improvements in customer service and taking...

2014-02-11 20:21:11

MONTREAL, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today a public debt offering of C$250 million 2.75% Notes due 2021. CN expects to close the offering on Feb. 18, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. CN plans to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including the redemption and refinancing of outstanding indebtedness, and share repurchases. The debt offering is being made under an effective shelf prospectus...

2014-02-05 20:21:23

MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it has reached a new tentative collective agreement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY). The parties' negotiation of a new tentative agreement averts a threatened strike by the union at 0001 hours Eastern Standard Time Feb. 8, 2014. The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000 CN train conductors, trainpersons, yardpersons and traffic...

2014-02-05 08:21:38

Earliest Teamsters could strike CN is Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at 0001 hours MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY), which represents approximately 3,000 CN train and yard operations employees in Canada, has given the company 72 hours' notice of its intention to strike the railway at 0001 hours Eastern Standard Time on Feb. 8, 2014. Jim Vena, CN...

2014-02-03 20:20:06

MONTREAL, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the Company's 2013 Annual Financial Statements, Notes thereto and Management's Discussion and Analysis, and its 2013 Annual Information Form and Form 40-F, have been filed with Canadian and U.S. securities regulators and are now available in the Investor section of its website, www.cn.ca/investors. Printed copies of CN's 2013 Annual Financial Statements, Notes thereto and Management's Discussion...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.