Western grain: Maximum Revenue Entitlement program

The Agency is required by the Canada Transportation Act to set annual Maximum Revenue Entitlements (MRE) for CN and CP for the movement of western grain and determine whether each entitlement has been exceeded.

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Most recent determinations

Crop yearVRCPIVRCPI determinationMRE determinationRelated determinations

2016-17

1.3275

Decision No. 131-R-2016

To be determined by December 31, 2017

2015-16

1.2668

Decision No. 120-R-2015

To be determined by December 31, 2016

Decision No. 114-R-2016 - Adjusts the VRCPI from 1.2517 to 1.2571

Decision No. 131-R-2016 - Adjusts the VRCPI from 1.2571 to 1.2668

2014-15

1.3280

Decision No. 150-R-2014

Decision No. 400-R-2015

Decision LET-R-17-2015 and Reasons

Decision LET-R-69-2015

Decision No. 304-R-2015 - Determination by the Canadian Transportation Agency of a methodology for the determination of an adjustment to VRCPI pursuant to paragraph 151(4)(c) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended

Decision No. 305-R-2015 - Methodology to be used for the treatment of switching revenues and workloads

Decision No. 374-R-2015 - Canadian Pacific Railway Company and Canadian National Railway Company - Adjustment to the 2014-2015 Volume-Related Composite Price Index

2013-14

1.2691

Decision No. 161-R-2013

Decision No. 451-R-2014

None

2012-13

1.2919

Decision No. 8-R-2013

Decision No. 461-R-2013

Decision No. 149-R-2012 – Original VRCPI determination

See more Agency determinations related to the MRE.

Most recent statistics (crop year 2014-15)

CompanyMREWestern grain revenueAmount above or below MRE% Over or under MREAverage length of haul in milesTonnesVRCPI

CN

$738,202,311

$745,068,906

$6,866,595

0.9

1,011

20,347,455

1.3322

CP

$721,908,606

$724,045,774

$2,137,168

0.3

885

20,958,736

1.3322

See more statistics on the Maximum Revenue Entitlement.

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