MONTREAL, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CN (TSX:CNR) (NYSE:CNI) announced today it has been named one of Montreal’s top employers of 2018 by Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

“We are very proud to be selected as a top employer in Montreal,” said Kim Madigan, vice-president of human resources at CN. “Our people are our single greatest asset. Canada’s Top 100 Employers has recognized our commitment to employee health initiatives, ownership mentality and community involvement, all keys to motivating and empowering our employees to contribute to our company’s success.”

Recognized in 2017 as one of Canada’s best Diversity employers of 2017, more than 3,000 people in the Montreal Metropolitan region work for CN. A growing business and drive toward innovation is spurring the need to expand our team, with a focus on finding new Information & Technology professionals in Montreal. Today, there are more than 100 positions in Montreal available in a number of disciplines. Candidates can apply at jobs.cn.ca.

First published in 2006, Montréal's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers in greater Montreal that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. This year's winners were announced on February 1st, 2018 in a special magazine published in the Montreal Gazette.

About CN
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 www.cn.ca.

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