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A Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and Parks Canada plaque commemorating the importance of grain transshipment to Canada’s international grain trade is unveiled this summer. Friends of Grain Elevators board members (l to r) Robert Paterson, Bill Reist, Batia Stolar, Jim Ball, Kathleen Baleja, Herb Daniher, Gerry Heinrichs, Penny Stradeski, Ann Donaldson, Nancy Perozzo, Charla Robinson.

Importance of Prairie grain industry recognized

What was once the world’s largest grain port linked the economies of Canada’s east and west

The contribution of Prairie grain transshipment facilities to Canada’s economic development was officially recognized this summer with the unveiling of a plaque by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and Parks Canada. The plaque commemorates the development of grain handling and shipping facilities at the Port of Thunder Bay. The event was the