Independent terminal operators, including representatives of the Gardiner Dam Terminal, recently discussed what to expect from the new Liberal government in Ottawa.  |  File photo

Industry awaits Liberals take on grain sector

Farmer-owned terminals are watching to see how the new Liberal government deals with the troublesome grain transportation file. Kevin Hursh, executive director with the Inland Terminals Association of Canada, said Ottawa’s handling of the file generated considerable discussion at the association’s annual convention in Edmonton Nov. 2. ITAC represents five independent farmer-owned grain terminals on […] Read more

Canadian Pacific Railway official says the country’s transportation service is one of the most efficient in the world. | Robin Booker photo

CP wants new gov’t to leave it alone

The head of Canada’s second largest railway company offered a few words of advice this week to Canada’s incoming prime minister. “Just leave us alone, give us a level playing field and let us run our business,” said Hunter Harrison, chief executive officer at Canadian Pacific Railway. “They (the Liberals) ain’t going to do a […] Read more