January 8, 2018
TORONTO (January 8, 2018) – Canada’s AgGrowth Coalition welcomes the announcement of the formation of an External Advisory Panel to advise the ongoing FPT BRM review. As part of the Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers’ commitment to a comprehensive review of Business Risk Management (BRM), an external advisory panel was ...Read More
December 15, 2017
(OTTAWA) December 15, 2017 – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to see this week’s announcement by Finance Minister Bill Morneau of clarifications to the proposed modifications to the rules governing splitting of income for private corporations. “Today’s grain farm relies on contributions from all family members to succeed,” said ...Read More
September 20, 2017
Today, I sent the following message to all Liberal MPs asking them to speak for farmers and seek a delay on corporate tax changes. It is imperative that we take the time to get this right!
I am writing to you today both as President of the ...Read More
August 17, 2017
As you may be aware, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) of Health Canada has proposed a re-evaluation decision for Lambda-cyhalothrin (most commonly known as Matador) which would see the cancellation of use of the product for all food and feed commodities as well as indoor residential application.
Farmers use ...Read More
“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.”