Grain Farmers Raise Concerns over Rail Shipment Backlog

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Grain Farmers Raise Concerns over Rail Shipment Backlog

Farmers hold a news conference on Parliament Hill about stalled grain shipments due to rail service issues in the western provinces.

Speaking with reporters are Ron Bonnett (president, Canadian Federation of Agriculture); Todd Lewis (president, Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan); Dan Mazier (president, Keystone Agricultural Producers); Jeff Neilson (president, Grain Growers of Canada); Norm Hall (vice-president, Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan); and Lynn Jacobson (president of the Alberta Federation of Agriculture). (March 1, 2018) (no interpretation)