Transportation

CN to invest $210 in Saskatchewan

“Moving grain from the Prairies to our customers in export markets is absolutely critical to western farmers,” said Jim Wickett, chair of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association and grain farmer at Rosetown, Saskatchewan.

C-49 Transportation Modernization Act Receives Royal Assent

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is very pleased that Bill C-49, Amendments to the Transportation Act has received Royal Assent. “C-49 will give Canada’s export grain markets assurance that we can deliver the safest, most nutritious, highest quality product on time. This is crucial as we move into our 2018 growing season […]

Will the Trains Run on Time – Or at All?

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers calls upon the federal government to prepare for a strike by CP Rail. “Wheat growers have suffered through the abysmal rail transportation problems this past growing season and now may have to face a strike by CP Rail. This is making a bad problem even worse,” said Levi Wood, President. […]