Changes needed for railways to meet agricultural needs

The 16-year old law capping revenues rail companies are allowed to earn from shipping grain discourages badly needed infrastructure spending.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau should consider whether incentives are in place that give railways reason to make investments that are needed to support Canada's farming industry, writes Mary-Jane Bennett. Photograph courtesy of National Airlines Council of Canada

By MARY-JANE BENNETT

PUBLISHED : Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 12:00 AM

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