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Review of Railway Maximum Grain Revenue Entitlement (Grain Revenue Cap)

CTA Review Secretariat

CPCS examined the railway western grain transportation maximum revenue entitlement (MRE, or Grain Revenue Cap) provided for under sections 150–151 of the Canada Transportation Act (CTA), including an explanation of the MRE and how it works; an assessment of its effects; whether it offers protection to producers and shippers from excessive freight rates; and the impacts of the possible reform or elimination of the MRE.