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RAILWAYS - Regulation - Supplying cars - Federal - Canadian Transportation Agency

Monday, May 08, 2017 @ 7:46 AM  

Appeal by the Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) from a decision by the Canadian Transportation Agency in favour of Emerson Milling (Emerson). Emerson requested railcars from CNR for transportation of crops. Under s. 113(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, CNR was required to supply railcars without delay. Under normal practice, the process was uncontroversial. However, CNR was unable to meet Emerson's 2013-2014 request in full due to restrictions on operations caused by cold weather, and the amount of cars requested due to a bumper crop year....