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A backlog in rail transport could mean massive losses for farmers and grain companies that can’t move crops off the Prairies. The agriculture sector is using the crunch to push for tougher federal regulation of railroads. Railway companies are blaming their troubles on bad weather.
Grain Growers of Canada are calling for the federal government to extend the provisions in bill C-30 the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act that mandate the timely transportation of grain.
The organization wants to ensure the legislation remains in place for the new crop year