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CN yesterday announced Robert Pace was unanimously re-elected by its board as chairman.He is president and chief executive officer of The Pace Group Ltd., a Halifax-based company that's engaged in radio broadcasting, real estate and environmental services. Pace, who became CN's chair in 2014, also is chairman of the Walter Gordon Foundation, and a board member for the Atlantic Salmon Federation and Asia Pacific Corp.CN also announced its President and Chief Executive Officer Jean-Jacques Ruest was elected as a board member. The other newly elected board directors are:• Shauneen Bruder, executive vice president of operations for Royal Bank of Canada;• Donald Carty, retired vice chair and chief financial officer of Dell Inc.;• Gordon Giffin, global vice chair and partner of Dentons law firm;• Julie Godin, vice chair, EVP and chief of planning and administration officer for CGI Inc.;• Edith Holiday, corporate director, trustee and former general counsel for the U.S. Treasury Department;• Maureen Kempston Darkes, retired group VP and president of Latin America, Africa and the Middle East for General Motors Corp.;• Denis Losier, retired president and CEO of Assumption Life;• Kevin Lynch, vice chair of BMO Financial Group;• James O’Connor, retired chair of Republic Services Inc.;• Robert Phillips, president of R.L. Phillips Investments Inc.; and• Laura Stein, EVP-general counsel and corporate affairs for The Clorox Co.CN also recently announced its donating CA$75,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts for flood victims in the hard-hit areas of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick. The Class I is encouraging employees to donate as well through the CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund. The company will match workers' donations.