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Pitching in for their community

Zachary and Kelly Youngblood make a great team

Fiona Veening
Dishing out school snacks to boost children’s health

Fiona Veening feeds a need

Everett Craig
On-call for a tight-knit community

Everett Craig is proud to serve

Corporate Services
CN employees open their hearts to a Syrian refugee family

Making communities better places to live and work

At CN, we are proud to be part of the fabric of the many cities, towns and villages across our entire North American network.

Every year, CN railroaders contribute thousands of hours of personal time to make their communities better places to live and work. It is part of our company’s long and proud tradition of community involvement.

CN supports these efforts, by providing grants to the organizations where our employees, retirees and their families volunteer. The grants encourage a spirit of caring, and support our railroaders’ endeavours to make a difference in their communities.

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and increase your grant money !

Know a CN colleague, retiree or family member who volunteers but doesn’t know about the program? You could receive more grants for your own charity!

Win $5,000

For your favourite charity

Win for your favourite charity

Eligibility and Grants

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Volunteer Grant

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