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January 7, 2019

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes new Executive Director

Erin Gowriluk brings extensive experience in agriculture policy January 7, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to announce that Erin Gowriluk has been named Executive Director, commencing immediately. Based in Ottawa, Ms. Gowriluk will manage GGC’s day-to-day operations as well as advocacy, and policy work on behalf of 65,000 ...

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November 28, 2018

Grain Growers of Canada announces new Board and Chairs

New governance structure unveiled following Strategic Review November 28, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to announce they have successfully concluded the rejuvenation of the organization with the election of a new Board of Directors and officers at this week’s semi-annual members’ meeting in Ottawa. This completes a ...

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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