February 20, 2015 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Grain Commission
Today, the Canadian Grain Commission began consultations on its proposal to modernize Canadian wheat classes.
The Canadian Grain Commission is seeking input from grain handlers, processors, marketers, developers, producers and end-use customers on its proposal to modernize Canada’s wheat classes. The proposal includes strengthening the marketability of the Canadian Western Red Spring (CWRS) and Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) milling classes, the addition of a new milling class and a review of current classes.
Relevant information, including a description of the issue and a full description of the proposal, are available on the Canadian Grain Commission web site. Information is also provided on the web site on how stakeholders can comment on the proposal. Stakeholders have until April 20, 2015 to submit input.
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Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency responsible for establishing and maintaining Canada’s grain quality standards. Its programs result in shipments of grain that consistently meet contract specifications for quality, safety and quantity. The Canadian Grain Commission regulates the grain industry to protect producers’ rights and ensure the integrity of grain transactions.