May 2015

You're Invited - 2015 Farmers’ Forum on Grain Transportation July 20

Getting on Track: Solutions for the future
Hosted by SaskWheat, SaskBarley, and APAS

Monday July 20, 2015
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre
2002 Airport Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L 6M4

Full agenda and details coming soon
Registration will be available soon at

The primary objectives of the Transportation Summit are to:

  • Raise awareness of the current rail situation in Saskatchewan
  • Understand how the Maximum Revenue entitlement works
  • Review the USA Northern Great Plains rail transportation situation and lessons learned
  • Provide an overview of the growth in demand for rail services in Saskatchewan due to our growing economy
  • Understand rail investment strategy to grow capacity
  • Focus on grain transportation and the current review of the Canadian Transportation
  • Identify changes needed to build rail capacity and efficiency for Western Canada


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