GFM Network News

Viterra plans new elevator in eastern Saskatchewan

Glencore’s Prairie grain handling arm Viterra plans to boost its throughput capacity in east-central Saskatchewan with a new elevator at Wadena. Wadena, served by both Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways (CN, CP), already has a smaller Viterra elevator on each line. The two former Saskatchewan Wheat Pool elevators have capacity for 5,020 and 4,000 […] Read more

Former resident Barry Randall (l), B&B owner Linda Miller, and local rancher Robert Hoff stand in front of now roofless elevator.

Uncertain future for iconic grain elevator

Dorothy landmark lost its roof in summer storm

Linda Miller was napping during the afternoon of July 22 when she was suddenly awakened by a thunderous boom. “There was terrible wind, terrible noise. There was rain and hail,” said Miller, a sixth-generation resident of Dorothy, a popular ghost town tourism destination along Highway 570 at the southeastern end of the Drumheller Badlands. The […] Read more