On November 3, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau rolled out the government’s strategic plan for the future of transportation, titled
Transportation 2030. This plan encompasses all modes of transport in Canada, whether it be by air, car, or sea. Most importantly for canola farmers, though, it encompasses rail transportation.
On this front, there was positive momentum in Garneau’s speech introducing the
2030 plan. The following segment of the speech speaks to grain specifically:
I have met with many stakeholders over the last several months with respect to competition and the quality of our rail system – farmers, grain... (read more)