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Fair treatment for Western farmers began 100 years ago

It was more than a century ago but bitter conflict between farmers and the early western Canadian grain industry still resonates in the childhood memories of old-timers like Harvey English. “It was highway robbery. That’s what it was in those days,” says English, 94. “They were just stealing everything off the farmer that they could […] Read more


On April 1, 2012, the Canadian Grain Commission celebrates its 100th anniversary. The employees of the Canadian Grain Commission join with me in thanking the hardworking staff at Grainews for producing this publication to commemorate a century of service. To survive a century is quite an achievement. But our longevity is not what is noteworthy, as you […] Read more