Trade memos (Memoranda of the Canadian Grain Commission)

Memos provide general information or instructions or both. They might include information such as the following:

  • Grading instructions
  • Requirements to obtain special permission, such as permission needed to store grain on the ground for example

Memos are issued under the general authority granted to the Canadian Grain Commission by p.118 (h) of the Canada Grain Act, as well as other specific provisions of the Act. They are effective from their issue date until the end of a given crop year, at which point they are reviewed and may be re-issued.

Memos effective for 2016 to 2017 crop year

Trade memos listed alphabetically by name, includes memo number and date issued
Memo Number Date issued
Grain Standard and Guide Samples 2016-10 2016-11-15
Canada Northern Hard Red and Canada Western Special Purpose Wheat Classes – August 1, 2016 2016-08 2016-08-01
Direct Hit Shipments program update 2016-09 2016-08-01
Excreta in grain 2016-04 2016-08-01
Grains not regulated under the Canada Grain Act 2016-06 2016-08-01
Grain shipments to Mexico – Effective August 1, 2016 2016-05 2016-08-01
Official Grain Grading Guide Changes – August 1, 2016 2016-01 2016-08-01
Official Grain Grading Guide changes – July 1, 2016 2015-10 2016-07-01
Ruptured Kernel Tolerance 2016-03 2016-08-01
Split Pea Grade Schedules – August 1, 2016 2016-02 2016-08-01
Storage of grain on the ground 2016-07 2016-08-01
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