Series - Agricultural transportation economic analysis records

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Agricultural transportation economic analysis records

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    • 1971-2005 (Creation)

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    29.00 m of textual records

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    Administrative history

    The Transportation Economics Branch was established in 1990. Its functions continued with the new Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development in 1992. Prior to 1990, the function of undertaking economic analysis of agricultural transportation issues was part of the Transportation Services Division of the Department of Economic Development and Trade.

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    The Agricultural Transportation Branch of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development was established in 1992.

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    Scope and content

    The series consists of records related to the analysis of economic issues surrounding the transportation of agricultural commodities to markets outside Alberta. The files include evaluations of policies, procedures, acts and legislation; studies and reports; correspondence regarding agricultural commodities such as grains, livestock, specialty crops, and other goods; as well as records related to hopper cars used for the shipment of grain and the development of grain terminals.

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    The records were acquired through schedule 1988/106.


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        Subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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        Subject to the Copyright Act. Permission for use required.

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        Includes the following accessions: GR1998.0700, GR1998.0702, GR1999.0668, GR2000.1080, GR2001.0457, GR2006.0536, GR2006.0537, GR2006.0539, GR2006.0540, GR2006.0548, GR2006.0560, GR2006.0561, GR2006.0571, GR2009.0552, GR2009.0556, GR2009.0721, GR2010.0299, GR2010.0553, GR2020.0455, GR2020.0456, GR2020.0457, GR2020.0460, GR2020.0461, GR2020.0463.

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            The scope and content is based on Item 04 and its subsections of 1988/106.

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