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Canadian Pacific station and telegraph office at Sudbury

The first Canadian Pacific station and telegraph office at Sudbury was set up in 1883 as a temporary facility occupying a small shed immediately behind the Company's headquarters’ building. 

Source: Exporail/CP Collection: A18622 | Download a hi-res version of this photo here

CP 150 Train schedule​ & location

Tuesday, August 8 | 5:00-8:00pm - show starts at 6:00 pm
Sudbury Train Station
233 Elgin Street

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You'll be treated to a truly Canadian performances of Dallas Arcand, champion Aboriginal hoop dancer, Juno award-winning country music singer Dean Brody, country singer Kelly Prescott and our house band, the Rail Road Ramblers.

Canadian country music superstar Dean Brody

Dean Brody“I am so excited to be celebrating Canada's 150th by train this summer, playing towns along the way, experiencing some of the more rugged and rare routes across our country,” said Brody, 13-time Canadian Country Music Award winner and two-time Juno Award winner, most recently for 2016 Country Album of the Year.

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World champion hoop dancer Dallas Arcand

Denis Arcand Aboriginal entertainer and world champion hoop dancer Dallas Arcand will open the stage show with his world-renowned athleticism and grace, sharing the symbolism of the hoop dance and its significance in aboriginal communities.

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Facts about CP in Sudbury

  • The community was named for Sudbury, Suffolk, in England, which was the hometown of Canadian Pacific Railway commissioner James Worthington's wife. Sudbury was incorporated as a town in 1893
  • The importance of Sudbury's mineral-rich deposits became apparent during construction of the CPR mainline through the area in 1883. This development led to the creation of the nearby Murray Mine and Sudbury's emergence as the economic capital of Northern Ontario
  • CP's Senior Vice-President East, Tony Marquis, is from Capreol (Sudbury) and is a former player on the Sudbury Wolves hockey team. A CP-donated locomotive horn is blasted for each Wolves goal at home 
  • CP employees approximately 200 people in this area


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