Canada extends grain transportation rule

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes additional time for rail bill review.

The Canadian government last week announced that it was extending the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act (Bill C-30) for another year while the Minister of Transport assesses the Canada Transportation Act Review.

Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) welcomed the announcement, saying the rule has already made for more competitive freight rates and service, and has directly benefitted farmers.

“Not only have farmers noted reduced costs; they have also gained more leverage in getting rai

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