Agriculture Rail Costing Review

Moved by Liberal Party of Canada (Saskatchewan)

WHEREAS the last rail costing review was completed in 1992;

WHEREAS there have been numerous cost-saving changes to the grain transportation system since;

WHEREAS farmers are paying for competition between inland terminals and use of producer cars;

BE IT RESOLVED that the federal government initiate a full railway costing review, while keeping in place the maximum revenue entitlement provision (popularly known as the Revenue Cap).