Agriculture

A grain hopper acts as a moving billboard for the province. Flickr photo by Bruce Fingerhood
A grain hopper acts as a moving billboard for the province. Flickr photo by Bruce Fingerhood

Provinces makes hopper car fleet available to shortline industry

From paNOW
November 12, 2010 - 7:39am Updated: December 8, 2016 - 4:01pm

Saskatchewan shortline railways are being given first dibs on provincial hopper cars.

At the SARM convention in Saskatoon, the provincial government announced it’s giving the railways leasing priorities over CN and CP railways.

More European trade barriers

From paNOW
November 9, 2010 - 6:37am Updated: December 8, 2016 - 4:01pm

The Europeans are certainly skilled at inventing new trade barriers. Mandatory eco-labeling legislation has been passed in France.

By July of next year, environmental information will need to be made available at point of sale for all high volume consumer goods including food products.

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