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 2018 to 2019 crop year

Trade memos listed alphabetically by name, includes memo number and date issued
Memo Number Date issued
GM Wheat Event MON71200 Testing 2018-10 2018-08-10
Official Grain Grading Guide changes – August 1, 2018 2018-01 2018-08-01
Ruptured Kernel Tolerance 2018-03 2018-08-01
Grain shipments to Mexico 2018-04 2018-08-01
Grains not regulated under the Canada Grain Act 2018-05 2018-08-01
Storage of grain on the ground 2018-06 2018-08-01
Direct Hit Shipments program update 2018-07 2018-08-01
Standards and Guides 2017-08 2017-11-03
Application of Mineral Oil (MO) on Raw Feed Grain 2018-09 2018-08-01
New standard samples for assessing mildew and frost/heat stress in wheat 2017-10 2018-06-06
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