Annonce du concert Holiday Train at Home

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CP aims to spark holiday cheer and food donations, with the December 12 event featuring Serena Ryder, The Trews

THUNDER BAY – The CP Holiday Train, which is normally a season highlight for hundreds of families at its Thunder Bay stop, will continue to spark joy and fundraising with a virtual concert this year.The Holiday Train Home event will be broadcast live on the Canadian Pacific Railway’s Facebook page on December 12, the company said on Friday.

The concert will feature established Canadian artists Serena Ryder and The Trews, as well as Jojo Mason, Logan Staats and Kelly Prescott.

The company also announced that it will continue its traditional donation to food banks in communities where the train normally stops, bringing in a total of $ 1.24 million to more than 200 food banks in communities on both sides of the border. .

It also aims to continue to inspire donations from members of the public, who are normally encouraged to bring non-perishable food to stops. Viewers wishing to donate will be directed to Food Banks Canada, which supports food aid organizations across the country.

“In a year full of challenges and losses, we will hold this concert as a call to action for train supporters to donate generously if they can this Christmas season,” said Keith Creel, President and CEO of CP. will come to life even if the train itself will not run due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ”

The concert is scheduled for December 12 at 8 p.m. EST and can be streamed on CP’s Facebook page.

An archived version of the show will also remain on the page for future reference.



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