Grain Farmers of Ontario Pleased to See Resolution to CN Rail Strike

Guelph, ON (November 26, 2019) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers today offers congratulations to Canadian National Railway Co and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference on the resolution of the longest train strike in a decade.

The week-long strike quickly had a large, negative impact on grain farming in Ontario, and across Canada, as much-needed propane was no longer being shipped by rail and had to be rationed at a time when farmers needed it more than ever to dry wet grain.

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Grain Farmers of Ontario and Grain Growers of Quebec Request an Immediate Meeting with Federal Ministers to Discuss Propane Stoppage

Guelph, ON (November 20, 2019) – Grain Farmers of Ontario and Producteurs de Grains du Québec/Grain Growers of Quebec are requesting to meet with the federal Minister of Agriculture, Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, immediately to address the urgent need to resume the delivery of propane.

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