Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is a federal government agency. It is the regulator of Canada’s grain handling industry. It is the official certifier of Canadian grain. The Canadian Grain Commission is Canada’s scientific research organization on grain quality.
The Canadian Grain Commission certifies the quality, safety and weight of Canadian grain that is delivered to domestic and export markets. To do this, it:
- Regulates all aspects of grain handling in Canada through grain quality and quantity assurance programs
- Carries out scientific research to understand all aspects of grain quality and grain safety and to support the grain grading system
The Canadian Grain Commission protects the rights of Canadian grain producers when they deliver their grain to licensed grain handling companies and grain dealers.
Through its activities, the Canadian Grain Commission supports a competitive, efficient grain sector and upholds Canada’s international reputation for consistent and reliable grain quality.