Canada’s agriculture relies on efficient, predictable transportation services. The reliability of the Canadian grain handling system is directly related to farmers’ competitiveness in domestic and global markets. The rail system should work for the shipper and be balanced and fair for all parties, be it grain farmers, handlers or shipping companies.
94 per cent of Canadian grain
is shipped by rail.
Our global food security depends on the entire agriculture supply chain to deliver Canadian products to consumers at home and around the world. Responsive rail service will help realize the benefits of trade agreements and expand our access to international markets.
Our global food security depends on the entire agriculture supply chain to deliver Canadian products to consumers at home and around the world.
Canada has an international reputation as a dependable trading partner. Canada’s grains sector is committed to working with the federal government to uphold this reputation and strengthen our domestic economy and place in the global market.
In May 2018, Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act, became law: