CN announced on October 19 that Jean-Jacques (JJ) Ruest will retire as president and chief executive officer and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company, effective as of the end of January 2022, or such later time as a successor has been appointed to ensure a flawless transition.
Canadian National has joined the ranks of other companies that require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Investigators are trying to figure out what happened when two trains collided in Prescott, Ontario, on Sept. 2.
The process of Ring Road in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, becoming a clear road when it comes to railroad tracks has been a long one.
Two notices in the Federal Register last week announce that Canadian National and CSX both petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in July for the extension of previous approval that allows both railroads to temporarily suspend some visual track inspections.
The wildfire challenges in British Columbia continue to be major headaches for CN and CP, and are having an economic impact due to the resulting backlog of traffic at the Port of Vancouver.
The cause of the wildfire in Lytton, British Columbia is now under investigation.
CP and CN operations must shut down near Lytton for 48 hours.
A Canadian community, Canadian Pacific and Canadian National are dealing with a mess.
Additional CN capex announcements: C$460 million in British Columbia and C$120 million in Saskatchewan
CN continued announcements this week with capex plans for its lines in British Columbia (C$460 million) and Saskatchewan (C$120 million).