In 2002, when Scott Kolp grew disenchanted with his job as a police officer in a Milwaukee suburb, his decision to hire out with CP as a conductor fit perfectly within his family’s historical role with the city’s heavy industries.
Two years and seven months away from the woman he loved, Raymund Palma, Machine Operator, joined his wife, Joy, in Kamloops, B.C., leaving behind the life he knew in Singapore for new shores.
What drives me every day is working with the people, putting time into the people, and getting to understand how they work and how we can benefit from it.
Sheldon Nagy endured an incident in the workplace nearly two decades ago, but no amount of time passed can dull the importance of his story and getting home safe.
Terri Clark is canadian country music royalty. Budding and established artists across genres and borders look up to her for career advice and describe her as the most down-to-earth person they know. She’s had major success in Canada and the U.S., won numerous awards and is currently the only female Canadian member of the grand ole opry. Canadian Pacific Magazine caught up with Clark just after her induction into the Canadian country music hall of fame and the release of a new album.
Born and raised in Westmount, Que., Sam Roberts knows all about the railway. Canadian Pacific Magazine caught up with Sam Roberts to ask him a few questions as the band starts their journey on the CP Holiday Train.
CP Police Service Special Agent Jesus Ramos brings his story and his heritage to the songs he sings to packed arenas.
Great food may nourish the body, but Jeet Kune Do feeds Andrew Carine’s soul.
Rory Thompson, a Scotsman who carries with him a distinguished 11-year British Army career, is now serving as CP’s Military Relations Manager.
Despite the challenges that a cold and lasting winter present to the operating environment for Canadian grain movement, Joan Hardy, CP’s new Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Grain and Fertilizer was keen to make the move back into the rail industry and help CP navigate its way to the top.
Upholsterer, Mechanic, Tinsmith, Welder, Track Evaluator and Furniture Designer, were some of the many hats newly retired Rail Car Mechanic, Rob Harris, donned while employed for 34 years.
Sunshine, palm trees and ocean views were among several things enjoyed by the 2018 CEO Awards for Excellence winners at the fifth annual awards gala in Palm Beach, Florida. This year, 40 award winners traveled to The Breakers luxury resort to celebrate their achievements in 2017.
The only thing that Kari may love more than railroading are her horses. Growing up in northern Ontario, she watched her father make a career working for the railroad and in November 2016, she decided to follow in his footsteps and joined CP seeking to become a conductor.
The DiFruscias, like many families, enjoy getting together on Sundays to catch up. The news they share might sound like something you would hear passing one another in the halls and yards at work. That’s because newly retired Mike DiFruscia, and daughters Emily and Vanessa DiFruscia, all work at CP.
Conductor Wiggins, as she now smilingly calls herself, is part of CP’s new wave of recently hired conductors and is no stranger to hard work. as a busy young mother to a two-year-old boy, she found herself looking for a stable, yet challenging career to support her family. Canadian Pacific Magazine caught up with katrina to learn more about her experience at cp and her role as a conductor working out in the yard.
Jesse Kottner coordinates trains, track inspectors and track repair gangs on CP’s Chicago and Milwaukee Desk, and he does it all from an office five stories above the street grid of downtown Minneapolis in CP’s Minneapolis Operations Center. Canadian Pacific Magazine visited him there to find out more about his role.
Locomotive Engineer Garth Clermont has been with CP for more than 35 years. Clermont was part of the crew that welcomed aboard Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his daughter Ella-Grace, a unique opportunity, but we learned it wasn’t the first time Clermont was onboard a train with a sitting Prime Minister. Canadian Pacific Magazine sat down with Clermont to ask him 10 questions.
Three years ago, Tina Sheaves’ son Junior, asked if he could play football. She agreed to let him try out, convinced it would be a short-lived interest since most of his athletic ventures lasted two weeks or less.
Thirteen-time Canadian Country Music Association Award winner and two-time JUNO Award winner Dean Brody headlined our CP Canada 150 Celebration train tour. We met with him on the journey across Canada to find out more about this talented singer-songwriter.
Four-time LPGA Tour winner and CP ambassador, Brooke Henderson, sat down with us to answer some questions.
Forty-eight years ago, a young man walked into the recruiting office at Windsor Station in Montréal to take an aptitude test, with the hopes of working at CPR.
As Canada 150 approaches, it’s impossible for CP employees to not feel a unique sense of pride. The story of how CP came to be and the impact it had on our country has been told and retold, becoming one of the greatest unifying stories in Canadian history.
Assistant Chief Engineer, Toronto/Montréal, Ron Pattyn is old school.