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March 19, 2019

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes Budget 2019’s commitment to farmer competitiveness

OTTAWA (March 19, 2019) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) welcomed initiatives in Budget 2019 that will help make the value-chain more competitive, including the exemption of farm fuel bought at cardlocks from the carbon price, investments in rural broadband, and a commitment to reform the Canada Grain Act and the Canadian Grain Commission (...

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March 4, 2019

Canada’s grain farmers welcome new Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau

Industry offers thanks to outgoing Minister Lawrence MacAulay for his dedication OTTAWA (March 4, 2019) – The members of Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) are pleased to welcome the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau as the new Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), replacing The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay who has moved to the Veteran’...

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Blog Posts

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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June 14, 2018

Margaret Hansen

CPTPP – A strong future for Canadian grain farmers

I love growing grain. I’ve done it my whole life and I am proud of the quality product my family and I produce in Saskatchewan. Canadian grain farmers are known for growing more grain on existing land in a sustainable manner. All this is required to not only meet ...

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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