Deadline extended for input on licensing consultation

WINNIPEG, May 20, 2016 /CNW/ - In response to requests from stakeholders, the Canadian Grain Commission is extending the comment period on its proposals to license producer railway car loading facilities, agents, and feed mills. Stakeholders now have until August 31, 2016 to submit input. The previous deadline was June 3, 2016.

The Canadian Grain Commission is seeking input from producer railway car loading facilities, agents, feed mills, grain producers, producer groups, current licensees, and industry stakeholders.

Relevant information, including descriptions of the issues and full descriptions of the proposals, are available on the Canadian Grain Commission website.

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Proposals to license producer railway loading facilities, agents, and feed mills

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Canadian Grain Commission

The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency responsible for establishing and maintaining Canada's grain quality standards. Its programs result in shipments of grain that consistently meet contract specifications for quality, safety and quantity. The Canadian Grain Commission regulates the grain industry to protect producers' rights and ensure the integrity of grain transactions.  


SOURCE Canadian Grain Commission

For further information: Rémi Gosselin, Manager, Corporate Information Services, Canadian Grain Commission, 204-983-2749,


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