Take the Rail Safety Pledge at MySafetyPledge.
A messge from Stephen Covey, CN Chief Security Officer and Chief of Police
Join forces to help CN Spread the Rail Safety Message
This year, Rail Safety Week will be held in Canada, the United States and Mexico from September 20 - 26.
Operation Lifesaver, and its partners, created Rail Safety Week in 2003 to raise public awareness of the potential dangers at railway crossings and from trespassing on railway property. Since then the momentum has grown and together with our partners at Operation Lifesaver, CN will join forces again this year to promote public rail safety in communities throughout our network across North America. Come join our CN Rail Safety Week team!
Railway Safety is a Shared Responsibility
Rail safety never takes a break and, despite the ongoing pandemic, CN, along with Operation Lifesaver, our communities and local authorities, CN Police officers and other CN employees, helps prevent accidents and injuries at rail crossings to ensure everyone’s safety on and around railroad infrastructure year-round.
Like last year, our activities will emphasize online tools and social media. I am pleased to share some of these tools with you and would be very grateful if you could help promote railway safety in the days leading up to and during Rail Safety Week by sharing them with the community organizations in which you are involved.
I would also like to ask you for a personal favour: please use Rail Safety Week as an opportunity to remind your network of colleagues, family and friends of the importance of being safe around rail property. To assist you in engaging your network in a meaningful dialogue, here is a link to our Rail Safety Week web page as well as to Operation Lifesaver. Also attached are our Rail Safety Tips and poster you can share within your communities. We are counting on you to help spread the word since rail safety is a shared responsibility: Be Rail Smart! Stop. Look. Listen. Live. #railsafety.
Finally, I would very much appreciate if you would share your experience, activities and any feedback on rail safety with me by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At CN, we are very proud of and grateful for your continued commitment to Rail Safety and for your care for everyone's safety in your community.
I thank you very much for contributing to stronger and safer communities and making them proud to have CN as a neighbour.
Chief Security Officer and Chief of Police
CN Introduces Exciting New Program
Please visit our Railroaders In The Community Page by clicking here. Full instructions on how to register, access and update your volunteer time in the NEW Platform can be found on that page.
Once you have logged in and set up your charity and tracking hours, the grant money will automatically get transferred once per month to your favorite charity. The new site is https://cn.benevity.org
If you have trouble logging in, questions or updating your volunteer time for 2020, please email Lorenza ASAP at email@example.com. Please include your phone number.
In celebration of Seniors and Elders Month, the Healthy Aging Resource Team will be holding their Annual Downtown Connection - 55+ Resource Event which takes place at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex and Portage Place Shopping Centre. Please click here for events and times at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex. Please click here for events and times at the Portage Place Shopping Centre. For more information, feel free to call the Healthy Aging Resource Team at 204-940-8140.
Rail Safety Week Kick Off event will be on Monday, September 23rd from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Claude Mongeau National Training Centre, 650 Pandora Avenue East. This is a "Come and Go" event. Entrance is through the main doors of the CN Campus and as an attendee, you will be asked to take the Rail Safety Pledge. By taking the pledge, you will automatically be entered into a draw to win a trip to Louisiana.
Although you will have received another email confirming more details regarding your shifts and where you should park, for your convenience, you can view this latest update by clicking here.
Rail Safety Week Sept 23rd to 29th -- Rail Safety Week is just a couple of weeks away. We encourage everyone to practice rail safety every week of the year. Click here to Take The Pledge and for more rail safety tips.
CN 100th, CN & Tree Canada Tree Planting Event: This special event will be held on September 28th at 10:00 a.m. at the Harte Trail at Van Roon Garden (Entrance at south end of Cullen Dr. and Bergman Cres.) If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Jennifer Feschuk@firstname.lastname@example.org. To see the invite, click here.
Although you will have already received the "Volunteer Detailed Instructions " document via email, for your convenience, you can also view it by clicking here.
When: Saturday, September 21st from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Sunday September 22nd from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
CN Family Day for CN Employees, CN Pensioners and families will be held on the above 2 mornings. Entrance on Family Day will be controlled by a required registration through a toll free number. Therefore, in order to attend, you MUST REGISTER with CN by calling the toll free number at 1-833-882-6100. Please leave your full name, your CN Pin number as well as the number of people attending in your group, your phone number and which day you will be attending (eg. Saturday or Sunday). The phone line is open Monday to Friday between 2:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time. You will only receive a call back if CN requires further clarification from you, otherwise you will be considered registered.
Please note that during the Family Day hours, the event is closed to the general public. Therefore, if you fail to register, you will be denied access.
Also, if you have signed up to volunteer on either one of the mornings of Family Day, you only have to register if you want to get a ticket for the Family Day meal / BBQ. There will still be food available for the volunteers other than the BBQ.
Like most Canadians, you may be familiar with the inspiring story of Terry Fox who was just 18 when he was diagnosed with bone cancer. He began his Marathon of Hope across Canada in 1980 following the amputation of his right leg, running a marathon each day for 143 days straight!
Did you know that while he was in the hospital, his father, Rolly, a CN employee for 36 years, was able to stay by his side thanks to his colleagues who covered his shifts so that the family wouldn’t miss a paycheck? Rolly’s story is testimony to CN railroaders’ true dedication and solidarity, and just one of several amazing connections between Terry Fox and CN!
CN is proud to partner with the Terry Fox Foundation for the 39th Annual Terry Fox Run taking place on Sunday, September 15 with over 900 runs across Canada. CN employees, pensioners and their families are invited to join the CN Team for a community run in one the locations where it is being held.
To register or support the run please visit the Terry Fox Run – Winnipeg by clicking here. If you are participating in the run, please register by Sept 9th. All registered participants will receive details by email as well as a CN100 ball cap at the run.
All money raised from this event supports cancer research through the CN Employees and Pensioners Community Fund, and CN will match employees’ funds raised up to a maximum of $25,000. While we encourage you to raise funds, it is not mandatory.
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