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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions say passing of Bill C-49 is a historic turning point for the grain industry, thank Ministers Garneau and MacAulay for commitment to farmers

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley say today’s news that Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act, is about to receive Royal Assent represents a historic step forward for farmers. The Commissions have pressed hard for years to see a reformed transportation system that farmers can rely on to get their product…

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions disappointed in further delays to Bill C-49

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley are disappointed to learn that Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act, was not passed this week. Further delays run the risk that farmers could see another crop year with no mechanisms in place to hold the railways accountable. The commissions continue to urge quick passage…

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