Richardson International Ltd. Joins WESTAC

January 23, 2018 | Category: Member News

Special Announcement

Richardson International Ltd. joins WESTAC

Vancouver, BC – January 22, 2018 – The Western Transportation Advisory Council (WESTAC) is pleased to welcome one of Canada’s largest agribusinesses, Richardson International, as the newest member of Western Canada’s premier forum for transportation leaders. The Official Representative will be Joan Hardy, Vice President, Transportation.

"The quality of discussion at WESTAC improves as the diversity of stakeholders grows,” says Oksana Exell, WESTAC CEO. "Members look forward to Richardson's participation in the open and candid discussions at WESTAC that contribute to the long-term success of the transportation network across Western Canada."

About Richardson International

Richardson International is Canada’s largest agribusiness and is recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing. Based in Winnipeg, Richardson is a worldwide handler and merchandiser of all major Canadian-grown grains and oilseeds and a vertically-integrated processor and manufacturer of oats and canola-based products.

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, it has over 2,500 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. Richardson has port terminals in Thunder Bay and Vancouver and partially owns Prince Rupert Grain and dozens of facilities across Alberta, Saskatchewan & Manitoba.

For more information visit or on Twitter @Richardson_INTL and Facebook


The Western Transportation Advisory Council, WESTAC is a Council of major transportation organizations, represented by senior business, labour, and government decision-makers. The members focus on critical issues that affect Western Canada’s freight transportation network to ensure that it is safe, efficient, reliable and competitive.

For more information visit, or on Twitter @WESTAC


For further information:

Oksana Exell, President & CEO, WESTAC

Phone: (604) 687.8691