Forest Products Association of Canada

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Rail Monopoly Costs Forest Products Industry $280 Million Per Year

May 2, 2007 Press Releases

Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) will address the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications today as part of its study of Bill C-11, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act and the Railway Safety Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.  He will call for an increase in competition within the railway freight system and new measures to provide shippers with the means to challenge unreasonable costs imposed by the railways.

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