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Fertilizer Canada calls for swift resolution to avoid rail strike

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Fertilizer Canada has called on Teamster’s Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and Canadian Pacific Railways (CP Rail) to swiftly resolve their negotiations to avoid a shutdown to the rail supply chain.

If a resolution is not reached promptly a strike is set for 16 March at midnight. 75% of all fertilizer produced and used in Canada is moved by rail.

“Fertilizer Canada and our members are greatly concerned with the looming CP strike,” says Karen Proud, President and CEO, Fertilizer Canada. “The agricultural sector is already experiencing supply challenges compounded by the war in Ukraine and cannot withstand anymore disruption to the supply chain without severe consequences for farmers, food security in Canada and worldwide, and the Canadian economy.”

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