May 2017

Producer coalition seeks extension of Bill C-30

The producer coalition made up of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat), the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), and the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (Sask Barley), is calling on the federal government to extend the provisions in Bill C-30, the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act, past the August 1, 2017 expiration date should new legislation on the transportation of grain not be passed prior to the House of Commons rising in June.

To read the full letter, please CLICK HERE.

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