Promoting Canadian Oats

Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) President, Jeff Nielsen, along with members the Alberta Wheat Commission and Canadian Canola Growers Association appeared before the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Feb. 14, 2018 to stress the importance of the rapid passage of Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act.

“Bill C-49 contains many of the changes farmers and grain shippers have been requesting for a long time,” said GGC President, Jeff Nielsen. “Reciprocal penalties, a clear definition of adequate and suitable service, and increased transparency and data sharing will go a long way towards creating a reliable, fair, and accountable rail system for the future.”

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