Friday, June 24, 2011

Changes at the Canadian Wheat Board could affect Port

The Thunder Bay Port Authority is cautiously optimistic about the future of grain shipments if the Canadian Wheat Board loses its monopoly. CEO Tim Heney says he believes Thunder Bay will still be a competitive option for shipping overseas but business could be lost to the states.  At this point there has been no changes to the CWB but gutting the board has long been a priority of the government.