Agriculture and Forestry – May 15, 2014 – Part 2

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Agriculture and Forestry – May 15, 2014 – Part 2

The committee hears from a panel of producers for its review of the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act. The government introduced Bill C-30 to address the challenges faced by Western Canada’s rail shipping system. Phil de Kemp, trade and policy advisor for the Barley Council of Canada, Greg Cherewyk, chief operating officer of Pulse Canada, Kevin Bender, director of the Alberta Wheat Commission, and Humphrey Banack, vice-president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, provide recommendations to improve the legislation. (May 15, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-30 received royal assent on May 29.