Rail transport changes make no mention of costing review

The proposed Transportation Modernization Act, although widely supported, comes without a full railway costing review. However, that was a Liberal pledge during the 2015 election campaign and something farm and commodity organizations have long called for. Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan president Todd Lewis said the issue is still top-of-mind for producers. “We are still […] Read more

Transportation act appears balanced, says CP

Canadian Pacific Railway says it is cautiously optimistic that Bill C-49  will lead to future development of the Canadian transportation system. In a May 18 news release, CP said it continues to review Bill C49, also known as the Transportation Modernization Act, but believes the proposed legislation will reduce uncertainty. “Like any piece of legislation, […] Read more