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Eric Atkins

Eric Atkins is a reporter for the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business. His beats include railways, shipping, food and agriculture.
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Canadian grain shipments to Europe boosted by EU retaliatory tariffs on U.S. corn Subscriber content
CN crude volumes surge amid pipeline bottleneck Subscriber content
Trump threatens to destroy Canada’s economy by imposing auto tariffs Subscriber content
Dairy farmers on tenterhooks as NAFTA talks pause Subscriber content
NAFTA dairy proposals would lower prices for consumers Subscriber content
Canada ready to make concessions on dairy to secure NAFTA deal Subscriber content
Canada to phase out most uses of pesticides linked to bee deaths
Future of Saudi stake in Canadian wheat hazy amid investment dump Subscriber content
Marine industry shifts course in response to choppy trade waters Subscriber content
AGT Food targeted by insider bid
CN Rail CEO Ruest sees no short-term harm from trade war Subscriber content
CN Rail names interim chief Jean-Jacques Ruest as new CEO Subscriber content
CP Rail’s train crews ratify new deal, signalling period of labour peace Subscriber content
CP Rail’s profit slumps as revenue perks up Subscriber content
Great Lakes shipping industry hopes for trade détente Subscriber content
Canadian soybean producers sideswiped by U.S.-China trade battle Subscriber content
Safety agency calls for more training, oversight amid rise in runaway freight trains Subscriber content
Legal marijuana raising safety fears across industries Subscriber content
Boat industry worries retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports will capsize sales Subscriber content
Garneau seeks answers from CN, CP as railway incidents rise sharply in 2018 Subscriber content