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Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, shown here in Winnipeg last March, won’t be extending mandatory minimum grain handles, which end Saturday. (Dave Bedard photo)

Railways’ mandatory minimum grain handles ending

Canada’s big two railways can resume moving grain at their own pace as the federal government’s order in council setting mandatory minimum grain traffic quotas is set to expire unrenewed. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced the federal government won’t renew the mandatory minimums, which are due to expire Saturday. The […] Read more