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Fri Aug 1, 2014 12:24 PM CDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (Dow Jones) -- Canada has ordered the country's two main railways to carry more than one million metric tons of grain a week until the end of November, and hand over more data to authorities on how they transport the commodity.

The directive, issued Friday, was part of a set of regulations unveiled by Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz that expand on the steps Canada took in the spring, through legislation, to alleviate a backlog that plagued last year's bumper crop. Canada's Conservative government has made it a priority to ensure its rich reserve of commodities--such as wheat, ...

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