In response to requests from stakeholders, the Canadian Grain Commission is extending the comment period on its proposals to license producer railway car loading facilities, agents, and feed mills. Stakeholders now have until August 31, 2016 to submit input. The previous deadline was June 3, 2016.
The Canadian Grain Commission is seeking input from producer railway car loading facilities, agents, feed mills, grain producers, producer groups, current licensees, and industry stakeholders.
Relevant information, including descriptions of the issues and full descriptions of the proposals, are available on the Canadian Grain Commission website.
Proposals to license producer railway loading facilities, agents, and feed mills
Licence exemptions examined in grain sector consultation (April 19, 2016 news release)
Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency responsible for establishing and maintaining Canada’sgrain quality standards. Its programs result in shipments of grain that consistently meet contract specifications for quality, safety and quantity. The Canadian Grain Commission regulates the grain industry to protect producers’ rights and ensure the integrity of grain transactions. – CNW