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Producers lose transparency with end of weekly crush report

CNS Canada — Canada’s grains industry found itself shocked when the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association (COPA) announced Friday it would stop publishing its weekly report on member crushings. “I loved that report. In Western Canada, or Canada in general, I think any reports that give you kind of a weekly snapshot of what’s happening in […] Read more



Canadian canola crush sets new weekly record

Canada’s canola crush hit a new weekly record during the week ended Wednesday, with processors across the country operating at nearly full capacity. The canola crush during the week ended March 22 came in at 208,268 tonnes, according to the most recent Canadian Oilseed Processors Association report. That puts the crush capacity utilization for the […] Read more



Grain elevators applaud the Parliamentary Committee’s rail recommendations

The Western Grain Elevator Association (WGEA) has added its voice to grain industry organizations praising a report from the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities on rail transportation affecting grain shippers. Recommendations in the report broadly encompass the adjustments required to the Canada Transportation Act to ensure the Canadian economy prospers in the long […] Read more


Canola crush hits new weekly record

CNS Canada — Canadian canola crushers hit a new weekly record during the second week of November, processing more than 200,000 tonnes of canola for the first time ever. The canola crush during the week ended Wednesday came in at 203,951 tonnes, according to the most recent Canadian Oilseed Processors Association report. The previous record […] Read more

Canada’s canola meal sales to China at five-year high

Winnipeg/Beijing | Reuters –– Canadian canola meal shipments to China have jumped to their highest level in five years, boosting profits of crush plants and firming prices as farmers slog through a difficult harvest. Canada shipped 415,000 tonnes of canola meal to China from January through August, the most since 2011 and following zero shipments […] Read more