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Farmers, trade groups advocate for rail to be ‘an essential service’


December 16, 2019
By CBC News

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Alberta’s Wheat and Barley Commissions say the CN strike cost farmers their reputations in an international market. And the groups are turning to the government for a permanent fix.

Across Alberta, farmers want to organize and lobby the government to consider making shipment by rail an essential service — so that it cannot be interrupted again by labour matters. | READ MORE