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Canada begins debate on grain rail shipment subsidy

, : Canada begins debate on grain rail shipment subsidy. Feedstuffs 64(20): 52-53

This paper examines the ongoing controversy surrounding rail transport of grain in Canada. Handling and transport make up the largest cost for the grain industry. Rail costs are shared by the railways and the federal government. However, cash-starved governments are looking for alternative methods of payments to ease financial troubles.

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