Tag: Lisa Raitt

Ministers Ritz and Raitt Announce Details of Implementing Bill C-30

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced details of Bill C-30, the “Fair Rail for Grain Farmers” Act today, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The measures, announced on this first day of the new crop year, include some which are hoped to improve the accountability for grain companies in contracts with an aim to… Read more »

Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act, Bill C-30, Passes 3rd Reading & Heads to Senate

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced Monday, May 5, 2014, that the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act (Bill C-30) passed third reading in the House of Commons and has been referred to the Senate. This legislation aims to put into law measures for Canada’s logistics system to move agricultural products,… Read more »