Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Prairie Audio 10:40 AM MT

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Prairie Audio 10:40 AM MT

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PR04 - (Grain-Movement-Meeting)

SASKATOON. x-19s. No guarantees, but Canada's two biggest railways say their new locomotives, hopper cars and extra staff will make a difference getting crops to market this winter. That was the message Canadian Pacific and Canadian National had yesterday for farm groups, grain industry officials and federal cabinet ministers at a meeting in Saskatoon. The meeting was requested by Transport Minister Marc Garneau, who says he wants to avoid a repeat of last winter's grain-shipping backlog.

("...grain to market.") (SOURCE:CJWW)

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TAG: Wednesday's meeting followed the passage in May of the federal Transportation Modernization Act, which makes railways accountable for poor service.

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PR05 - (Grain-Movement-Meeting)

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