Bill C-49, The Transportation Modernization Act, became law on May 23 after more than a year working its way through the legislative process. The Act moves us forward in building a more predictable and reliable transportation system for farmers, exporters, and global customers.
If you haven't been actively following the long process, here are two things included in Bill C-49 that should most directly benefit farmers:
- Railway transparency: New public reporting requirements for railways will increase transparency into their operations. Weekly and annual reports will help ensure all parties, including grain farmers, have better information on transport volumes and potential... (read more)