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October 22, 2019

Grain Growers of Canada congratulates elected Liberal minority government

GGC looks forward to working with the Liberal government to fulfill their commitments to Canadian agriculture. (OTTAWA — October 22, 2019) Grain Growers of Canada (GGC), on behalf of its 65,000 grain farmer members across Canada, would like to congratulate Justin Trudeau and the elected Liberal minority government. GGC looks forward to working together ...

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October 9, 2019

Innovation imperative for grain farmers to produce high-quality product for market

Canada lags behind its competitors when it comes to government support for innovative crop protection methods and plant biotechnologies. (OTTAWA — October 9, 2019) The federal election is just over two weeks away and the Grain Growers of Canada (GCC) are speaking up to remind Canadian politicians that investment in innovative plant science ...

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Blog Posts

November 11, 2019

Erin K. Gowriluk

GGC Op-Ed – Farm group vows to work with government

Originally published in the Western Producer, November 7, 2019

I am a western Canadian. I was born in Winnipeg, and have lived in Alberta for more than 20 years.

I now live and work in Ottawa — and right now, it is a complicated place to be.

In the aftermath of the Oct. 21 federal ...

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October 11, 2018

Jeff Nielsen

Open letter to Minister Lawrence MacAulay re: Harvest 2018

Dear Minister MacAulay,

As you are no doubt aware, this fall is proving to be a challenging one for grain farmers across Canada. From coast to coast farmers continue to face adverse weather that is having a significant impact on their ability to make progress with harvest.

It is becoming ...

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Farmer Feature

“As a farmer, I have been fortunate to take part in international trade missions, promoting Canadian grain and seeing firsthand just how in demand our products are. Canada is a trade-dependent country and our farmers can sustainably produce enough grain for export. As such, we need governments to ensure that we have strong free trade agreements (like CETA) that reduce barriers to key markets and keep Canadian grain moving.”

–Gary Stanford, grain farmer, Magrath, AB