Canada Transportation Act

Version of section 116.2 from 2014-05-29 to 2017-07-31:

Marginal note:Obligation to move grain
  •  (1) Subject to volume demand and corridor capacity, the Canadian National Railway Company and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company must each move at least 500,000 tonnes of grain during each week in the period that

    • (a) begins on the later of April 7, 2014 and the first Monday after the day on which this section comes into force; and

    • (b) ends on August 3, 2014.

  • Marginal note:Order in council

    (2) The Governor in Council may, by order, on the recommendation of the Minister and the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, specify the minimum amount of grain that each company referred to in subsection (1) must move during any period within a crop year that begins on or after August 1, 2014.

  • Marginal note:Amount varied

    (3) The Governor in Council may, by order, on the recommendation of the Minister and the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, vary the minimum amount of grain that each company referred to in subsection (1) must move during the period.

  • Marginal note:Obligation

    (4) Subject to volume demand and corridor capacity, each company referred to in subsection (1) must move the minimum amount of grain that the Governor in Council specifies or varies by order.

  • Marginal note:Agency’s advice

    (5) On or before the July 1 that precedes each crop year, and after consulting with the companies referred to in subsection (1) and the owners or operators of grain handling undertakings, the Agency must provide the Minister with advice on the minimum amount of grain that each company referred to in subsection (1) should move during each month of that crop year. The Agency may also consult with any other person that it considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Initial advice

    (6) Despite subsection (5), before the first order is made under subsection (2), the Minister may, by order, set another day on or before which the Agency must provide him or her with the advice.

  • Marginal note:Updated advice

    (7) On the Minister’s request and after consulting with the companies referred to in subsection (1) and the owners or operators of grain handling undertakings, the Agency must update its advice. The Agency may also consult with any other person it considers appropriate.

  • 2014, c. 8, s. 6.
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