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MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that members of the Canadian National Railways Police Association (CNRPA) have ratified a new collective agreement with the company.

The six-year agreement, effective Jan. 1, 2018 through Dec. 31, 2023, covers CN Police officers across Canada.

Stephen Covey, chief of police and chief security officer at CN, said:  "We are very pleased to have reached this agreement. Our mutual dedication to reaching an agreement demonstrates our ability to work together in the best interests of CN and the CNRPA's membership."

Wayne Telcs, CNRPA national secretary, said: "The new agreement, its strong ratification and the process of negotiating it underscore the effectiveness of the dialogue our association has with the company. That being said, this would never have been possible without our members' ongoing support." 

CN is a true backbone of the economy whose team of approximately 24,000 railroaders transports more than C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles spanning Canada and mid-America. CN – Canadian National Railway Company, along with its operating railway subsidiaries – serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information about CN, visit the Company's website at


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