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Transportation Law - Railways - Regulation - Interswitching

Thursday, December 15, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the Canadian National Railway (CN) from a decision of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) finding that CN exceeded the Maximum Revenue Entitlement (MRE) imposed by the Canada Transportation Act (Act)for moving western grain during the 2013-2014 crop year. In 2000, the MRE program was instituted. Its objective was to reform the western grain handling and transportation system to a more deregulated model. In 2001, the Agency determined that interswitching revenue, namely revenue derived from shipping another carrier’s good a short distance from their hub...