Ottawa, ON – November 16, 2023The Business Council of Canada (BCC) is pleased to welcome Tracy Robinson as Vice Chair of the Board. In her new role, Ms. Robinson will work with Chair Victor Dodig to help guide the BCC board’s strategic direction and will succeed Mr. Dodig as Chair when his term ends in January 2025.

Based in Montreal, Ms. Robinson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CN, overseeing an extensive transportation and logistics rail network that stretches across Canada and throughout North America.

“Tracy has a deep connection to all parts of the Canadian economy through her leadership role at CN,” said Victor Dodig, President and CEO of CIBC and Chair of the Board of the BCC. “The mandate of the Business Council of Canada is to help strengthen Canada’s economy and social fabric, and Tracy’s unique perspective positions her well to fully appreciate our nation’s potential and reach. Throughout her career, Tracy has been a champion of Canadian success, and we are fortunate to have her expertise help guide the work of the BCC.”

Ms. Robinson becomes Vice Chair at a pivotal moment for Canada’s economy. Members of the BCC are committed to improving the lives and livelihoods of all Canadians through long-term, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth. Among the BCC’s priorities are fiscal responsibility, strengthening Canada’s national trade-enabling infrastructure, and securing the renewal of the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement in the context of its mandatory review in 2026.

“The Business Council of Canada plays a key role in developing thoughtful and forward-looking public policy to the benefit of all Canadians,” said Ms. Robinson. “I look forward to working with my BCC colleagues to help strengthen the country’s economic prospects.”