The Transportation Modernization Act C-49 is being introduced in Canada and will address many long term issues concerning grain transportation. It is exciting to see many of its provisions and everyone is eager for more details. Congratulations to Minister Garneau and to all the parties which have demonstrated so much commitment to Canadian farmers.
Now we need that support to speed along its passage before the prior legislation sunsets. It is important that provisions like Interswitching have continuity. For shipments to the US, it is particularly important that Interswitching and data requirements are robust. It is too easy just to think about the ports, but crops like Oats move mostly to the United States and so that southern corridor is just as important.