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 2017 to 2018 crop year

Trade memos listed alphabetically by name, includes memo number and date issued
Memo Number Date issued
Official Grain Grading Guide changes – July 1, 2017 2017-10 2017-07-01
Split Pea Grade Schedules – August 1, 2017 2017-02 2017-08-01
Ruptured Kernel Tolerance 2017-03 2017-08-01
Grain shipments to Mexico – Effective August 1, 2017 2017-04 2017-08-01
Grains not regulated under the Canada Grain Act 2017-05 2017-08-01
Storage of grain on the ground 2017-06 2017-08-01
Direct Hit Shipments program update 2017-07 2017-08-01
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