Submission by the National Farmers Union to the Canadian Grain Commission Economic Study on Inward Services

The Canada Grain Act (CGA), passed in 1912, established the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC). Section 13 of the CGA stipulates that the CGC is obliged, first and foremost, to operate “in the interests of grain producers” in the establishment and maintenance of standards of quality for Canadian grain, and “to regulate grain handling in Canada to ensure a dependable commodity for domestic and export markets.”

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