Major Market Initiatives

Reciprocal Penalties Brief

Improving railway efficiencies and service is an ongoing concern for Canada, a major grain exporting country. Inadequate railway service prevents market growth, adds to supply chain costs and limits domestic profitability. Rail inefficiency is a result of the lack of competition between rail firms since it is difficult to incentivize railways…

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Canada Transportation Act Review

In June of 2014, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, launched a statutory Review of the Canada Transportation Act (CTA). The scope of the CTA review includes provisions of the Act relevant to the transportation of grain by rail, providing an opportunity to develop meaningful change to commodity transportation in Canada.

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