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2014-03-31 12:20:39

MONTREAL, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its first-quarter 2014 financial and operating results on 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 April 22. 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,...

2014-03-27 20:20:18

Proposed interswitching rules could have serious damaging consequences to Canada's competitiveness and the Canadian economy CALGARY, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today expressed its extreme disappointment with the legislation tabled yesterday afternoon in Ottawa by the Government of Canada. "CP believes that the government has unfortunately chosen to introduce legislation which will do nothing to increase supply chain capacity in the...

2014-03-26 20:20:21

Company particularly disturbed by proposed interswitching changes that could undermine rail viability, investment and harm Canadian economy MONTREAL, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) expressed disappointment with Canadian government legislation tabled today by Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt to increase regulatory intrusion and oversight for rail grain transportation, and to introduce new rules for the extension of...

2014-03-25 12:22:00

Announces plan to phase out company fleet of DOT-111 tank cars over the next four years MONTREAL, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) continues to take significant steps to strengthen the railway's Safety Management System, with the goal of improving the safety of its transportation of dangerous goods, says President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau. "CN's business agenda is anchored on running a safe railway -- it's the overarching imperative in...

2014-03-24 12:21:16

Concerned that West Coast grain terminals could hit capacity before Great Lakes shipping lane from Port of Thunder Bay, Ont., opens this spring MONTREAL, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today it spotted 4,456 hopper cars for loading at country grain elevators in Western Canada during the grain-crop Week 33 just ended. This marked the third week in a row that CN has delivered more than 4,000 grain cars to Prairie elevators, averaging 4,366 cars per...

2014-03-22 20:20:06

MONTREAL, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) has accepted CN's offer to enter labour negotiations for a contract settlement on the condition that final and binding arbitration will apply if the parties cannot reach agreement. The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000 CN train conductors, trainpersons, yardpersons and traffic coordinators on CN's network in...

2014-03-21 20:20:10

MONTREAL, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today it is offering the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) one last opportunity to reach a contract settlement through negotiation on the condition the union agrees upfront to binding arbitration if the talks fail. The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000 CN train conductors, trainpersons, yardpersons and traffic coordinators on CN's network in...

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...

2014-03-12 16:21:39

REGINA, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, addressed the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities today on the Government of Canada's commitment to get grain moving quickly. Minister Raitt said the government is ensuring the efficient export of grain by specifying the minimum volumes to be carried by each railway and by planning additional legislation to ensure Canada maintains a world-class logistics system when Parliament returns...


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