Grain Backlog

  • CN’s Saskatchewan rail network to get $210M boost
    CN says it’s investing $210 million in Saskatchewan to boost rail capacity and improve network resiliency across the Prairies.
    Jun 27, 2018
  • APAS wants CN’s Tisdale rail subdivision reopened
    APAS says the closure of CN’s Tisdale subdivision requires grain from northeast Saskatchewan to travel hundreds of kilometres further than necessary.
    Jun 11, 2018
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  • Rail backlog hurting Manitoba farmers
    A rail backlog which is delaying grain shipments is hurting Manitoba farmers.
    Mar 25, 2018
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  • Grain backlog focus of agriculture minister meeting
    Farmer’s across Saskatchewan and Western Canada have been unable to get much of their crop to market due to CP and CN Rail being unable to fill a bulk of the orders.
    Mar 21, 2018
  • Call for grain transportation to be election issue
    The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission wants grain transportation to be a federal election issue.
    Sep 28, 2015
  • Ottawa doesn’t renew grain requirements
    Railway analyst hopeful Ottawa won't add volume thresholds in updated law.
    Mar 30, 2015
  • Government needs to lobby for railways: Sask. NDP
    Government needs to lobby for railway costing review in wake of report: Saskatchewan NDP.
    Mar 16, 2015
  • Feds tracking grain transportation after rail backlogs: Harper
    The Prime Minister says it's not in Canada's economic interest to have two railway companies with "extraordinary market power" dictating terms of the transportation industry.
    Mar 13, 2015
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  • Railway fines don’t reflect damage: lobby groups
    Railway fines for failing to transport grain don't reflect damage: lobby groups.
    Jan 10, 2015
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  • CN, CP fined $150K for not transporting enough grain
    Canada's two largest railways have been fined a total of $150,000 for failing to transport the minimum required grain volumes last year.
    Jan 9, 2015

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