Canadian Pacific Railway and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) say they have reached a two-year agreement following binding arbitration. CP and the TCRC, which represents approximately 3,000 locomotive engineers, conductors, train and yard workers across Canada, agreed to enter binding arbitration in March 2022 after they were unable to reach a deal due to outstanding… Read More

Several grain industry groups are calling on the federal government to show up for the commodity logistics system with a new public relations campaign. Ten policy and producer groups, including Pulse Canada, SaskWheat, Cereals Canada, and Canola Council of Canada, are calling on everyone in agriculture to use the hashtag #CanadasReady with photos or prepared… Read More

The federal government is committing $4.4 million in funding to study the permafrost conditions along the Hudson Bay Railway, which runs to Churchill, Manitoba. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra made the announcement in Winnipeg on Wednesday. Shifting permafrost and flooding have been ongoing or recurring challenges for the rail line, reducing the potential for export shipments… Read More

Approximately 750 signal and communications employees with CN Rail have gone on strike, as of June 18. The railway says the members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers rejected its final offer, which included a 10 per cent increase in wages over three years. “While we are disappointed in the current situation, we remain… Read More

Farmers Business Network has announced it has broke ground on its largest Canadian distribution centre to date. The 198,000 square foot distribution facility at Saskatoon is expected to be complete by November 2022. The facility will support farm input product fulfillment for the network’s 6,000 farmer members, the company says. Serving as the main fulfillment… Read More

CN Rail says it has received 72-hour strike notice from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which represents around 750 signal and communications employees who work for the railway. Union members could go on strike as soon as 11AM eastern on June 18. “CN has negotiated with the union in good faith and will continue… Read More

 

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