Although he only held a two-month position on the board of directors of Canadian National, last year former Prime Minister Jean Charest received nearly $70,000 in compensation from the railroad company.
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Mr. Charest received $68,987 for his short term of employment, which began January 25, 2022 and ended January 1.any April 2022. He then resigned as official to embark on the Conservative Party of Canada leadership race. The company did not mention the number of board meetings he attended during the two-month period.
CN Chairman Shonen Broder won approximately $580,000, an amount awarded to her entirely in company stock, while CEO Tracy Robinson was entitled to compensation. Compensation totaled $13.7 million, we learned in the media circular posted for the annual meeting on April 23.
Three out of eleven are bilingual
CN also disclosed for the first time, on Wednesday, the language skills of candidates for its board member positions. Barely three of the eleven candidates claim to be fluent in French. This is not the case for M.I Robinson, who said he was taking French lessons when he was named CN president in early 2022.
It should be noted that despite having CN’s main office in Montreal, Tracy Robinson still splits her time between Quebec City and Alberta, where she previously worked.
Last year, CN came under fire in Quebec for not having French-speaking directors for six months after the departure of Jean Charest. 1 agoany October, Michel Letelier, CEO of Quebec renewable energy company Innergex a member of the CN Board of Directors.
According to the Official Languages Act since 1969, the railway company has just registered with the Office of the French Language for the French language in accordance with the law that respects the official and common language of Quebec, which took effect last year.
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