For many people in Canada, one specific train marks the beginning of their Christmas festivities. Since 1999, for Canadians living along the Port Moody, Montreal rail route, the Canadian Pacific railway lights up their day. The 750 foot train is lit every Christmas and visits 150 communities hosting free seasonal concerts as well as raising money for local charities; last year it raised more than $10.6 million. "We are very excited about this year's Canada Pacific Holiday Train and are encouraging all event attendees to bring healthy, nutritious food items to the shows," said Pam Jolliffe, Interim Executive Director, Food Banks Canada. "For the last two decades, CP has played an integral role in raising essential food for the holidays and in raising awareness of hunger-related issues."
Enjoy our last video for the year with this behind-the-scenes footage for one of Canada's most ambitious and popular charity campaigns, the CP Holiday Train.
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