Special Committee on Grain Transportation

Moved by Liberal Party of Canada (Saskatchewan)

WHEREAS railways have failed to provide the shipping capacity required to transport grain products to port;

WHEREAS many grain farmers have had difficulties selling their products;

WHEREAS grain processors have previously cut back operations due to a lack of raw product;

WHEREAS importers of Canadian grain are turning to alternative suppliers;

BE IT RESOLVED that we support the establishment of a committee on grain transportation comprised of representatives of farmers, grain processors, rail companies, and trucking companies.