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Jane O'Hagan, CP EVP & Chief Marketing Officer named one of 2012's Most Powerful Women in Canada

CALGARY, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) welcomed the announcement by the Women Executive Network (WXN) in Canada that  Jane O'Hagan, CP's Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, is one of Canada's 2012 Top 100 Most Powerful Women.

Ms. O'Hagan accepted her award at the 10th Annual WXN Awards Gala on December 5, 2012 in Toronto.

"Jane is a high performance professional who plays a critical role in leading CP into the future," said E. Hunter Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer. "She is well respected by all of her colleagues and customers alike.  On behalf of everybody at Canadian Pacific I congratulate you Jane."

Ms. O'Hagan's career began with CP's sales and marketing group before establishing and operating a successful consultancy for several years in the U.S. and Canada.  She rejoined CP in August 2002 as Assistant Vice-President, Strategy and Research.  Over the past eight years Jane has been promoted into positions of increased scope and responsibility including yield management, product design, corporate communications and public affairs, government affairs and Canadian Pacific Logistics Services.

Ms. O'Hagan is a founding member of CP's Women on Track, a group created to foster an environment that facilitates mentoring, communications, learning, and connecting with women across CP's rail network.

The award presented to Ms. O'Hagan, in the Corporate Executives category, recognizes the professional achievements of women who hold senior positions in Canada's publicly traded and privately owned companies, pension funds and co-operatives.

Founded in 1997, WXN is Canada's leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN is a Founding Member of the Canadian Board Diversity Council, dedicated to increasing the diversity of Canada's corporate boards. In the fall of 2008, WXN launched in Ireland, a first step in creating an international community of female leaders. The complete list of 2012 Winners can be found at top100women.ca.

About Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is a low-cost provider that is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.

SOURCE Canadian Pacific

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