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Canadian Pacific, intermodal union in pact
Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers Local 1976 reached a tentative five-year labor agreement covering approximately 600 administrative support and intermodal employees in Canada.
FINANCIAL EDGE March 2017: He sure plays a mean game of Railroad
When the Financial Edge last addressed the topic of Hunter Harrison, it was during the failed takeover of Norfolk Southern (NS) by Canadian Pacific (CP). Pursuit of NS was not…
British Columbia to study Vancouver Island commuter rail
British Columbia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone announced on March 9 that the Canadian province will study options for establishing commuter rail services on Vancouver Island.
Coal leads weekly rail traffic gains
Coal led all gainers as rail traffic in the U.S. totaled 521,607 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending March 4, up 1.8 percent from the same week in…
CP’s beaver makes a comeback
Canadian Pacific on Feb. 21 announced it is bringing back its iconic beaver logo, the first version of which appeared in 1886, “as it looks to the future, while re-connecting…
CP campaign touts preventative use of in-cab cameras for safety
Canadian Pacific Railway on Tuesday launched an awareness campaign highlighting the safety benefits of the prevetative use of inward-facing cameras in the cabs of locomotives.
Brooks new CMO for Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific has promoted John Brooks to senior vice-president and chief marketing officer, responsible for business units and sales and marketing staff based throughout North America.
"CP Has Heart" benefits real hearts
February is Heart Month in Canada, and Canadian Pacific is involved in two charity partnerships to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the University of Ottawa Heart…
Hunter and hunted? CSX extends board deadline
CSX Corp. on Friday announced that it was extending the deadline for board nominations to Feb. 24, giving an activist hedge fund more time to try and install Hunter Harrison…
Creel takes the throttle at CP
Keith Creel has assumed his new role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Pacific, becoming the 17th person to lead the railroad since its founding in 1881.
Does CSX need the "HH cure"?
First, let me make this perfectly clear: Two-time Railway Age Railroader of the Year E. Hunter Harrison (2002, CN/Illinois Central; 2015, Canadian Pacific) is one of our industry’s best all-time…
EHH: Is CSX next? Let the speculation begin
Months before his previously announced official retirement as CEO, Hunter Harrison has abruptly severed all ties with Canadian Pacific, handing the company’s reins to President Keith Creel. According to numerous…
CP appoints Trafton to its Board of Directors
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced Dec. 23 that Gordon Trafton has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective January 1, 2017.
Peverett joins CP Board of Directors
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced Dec. 14 that Jane L. Peverett has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective December 13, 2016.
CP named 2017 Military Friendly Employer
Canadian Pacific announced Nov. 23 that it has been named a 2017 Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine. The award recognizes the many veterans, National…
Canada coal phase-out a ho-hum for CN, CP
The phase-out of coal for electricity generation announced by Canada’s greenish Liberal government Nov. 21 will have no impact on the country’s Class I railways. That’s because nearly all of…
CP supports Touchdowns for Heart
Canadian Pacific (CP) is once again teaming up with the CFL (Canadian Football League) to deliver CP Touchdowns for Heart during the 104th Grey Cup Playoffs.
CP seeks changes to maximum work hours
Canadian Pacific has provided notice to the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) that it will be seeking changes by Transport Canada that would reduce by a third the maximum permissible…
CP launches website defensive to TSB fatigue findings
Canadian Pacific on November 8 launched a website in response to Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Chairwoman Kathy Fox’s Oct. 31 public pronouncement that 6% of human-caused rail incidents may…
CP's best-ever month for grain to Vancouver
Canadian Pacific announced on Nov. 7 that, despite a weather-delayed harvest, October “was its best-ever month for Western Canadian grain movement to Vancouver and stands ready to work with its…
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