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

December 16, 2019  By CBC News

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



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