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FORM 6-K

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

Report of Foreign Issuer

 

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

For the month of April 2020

 

Commission File Number: 001-02413

 

Canadian National Railway Company

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

935 de la Gauchetiere Street West

Montreal, Quebec

Canada H3B 2M9

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

 

Form 20-F o

Form 40-F x

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):

 

Yes o

No x

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):

 

Yes o

No x

 

Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the Registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:

 

Yes o

No x

 

If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b):  N/A

 

 

 


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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

Canadian National Railway Company

 

 

 

Date:

April 29, 2020

By:

/s/ Cristina Circelli

 

 

 

Name:

Cristina Circelli

 

 

 

Title:

Vice-President Deputy Corporate Secretary and General Counsel

 

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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY COMPANY

 

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Election of Directors News Release April 29, 2020

 

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GRAPHIC

 

Celebrating 100 years

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

CN announces election of directors

 

MONTREAL, April 29, 2020 — CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the director nominees listed in the management information circular dated March 10, 2020, were elected as directors of CN. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at CN’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders (“Meeting”) on April 28 via online webcast are set out below.

 

Election of Directors

 

On a vote by ballot, each of the following 13 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of CN:

 

Nominee

 

Votes For

 

% For

 

Votes Withheld

 

% Withheld

Shauneen Bruder

 

545,457,856

 

99.89

 

591,800

 

0.11

Donald J. Carty

 

538,834,662

 

98.68

 

7,214,994

 

1.32

Ambassador Gordon D. Giffin

 

520,766,087

 

95.37

 

25,283,569

 

4.63

Julie Godin

 

541,458,782

 

99.16

 

4,590,874

 

0.84

Edith E. Holiday

 

455,478,279

 

83.41

 

90,571,377

 

16.59

V. Maureen Kempston Darkes

 

515,296,991

 

94.37

 

30,752,665

 

5.63

The Hon. Denis Losier

 

507,409,744

 

92.92

 

38,639,912

 

7.08

The Hon. Kevin G. Lynch

 

526,256,845

 

96.38

 

19,792,811

 

3.62

James E. O’Connor

 

542,510,887

 

99.35

 

3,538,769

 

0.65

Robert Pace

 

523,415,700

 

95.85

 

22,633,956

 

4.15

Robert L. Phillips

 

513,210,381

 

93.99

 

32,839,275

 

6.01

Jean-Jacques Ruest

 

541,716,262

 

99.21

 

4,333,394

 

0.79

Laura Stein

 

519,315,435

 

95.10

 

26,734,221

 

4.90

 

Robert Pace was unanimously re-elected by the board of directors as board chair. Mr. Pace is president and chief executive officer of The Pace Group Ltd., based in Halifax, N.S., which is engaged in radio broadcasting, real estate and environmental services.

 

Biographical information on all directors is available at http://www.cn.ca/en/investors/regulatory-filings

 

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Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on April 28, 2020 will be filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

 

Meeting Questions

 

Any questions related to the Meeting that were not answered during the Meeting due to time constraints will be posted online and answered at www.cn.ca/en/investors . The questions and answers will remain available until one week after the Meeting.

 

CN is a true backbone of the economy transporting 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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Contacts:

 

Media

Investment Community

Jonathan Abecassis

Paul Butcher

Senior Manager

Vice-President

Media Relations

Investor Relations

(514) 399-7956

(514) 399-0052

 

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