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December 8, 2020

GGC elects new executive, thanks Jeff Nielsen and Shane Stokke for service

December 8, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following their 2020 annual general meeting, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) board of directors have elected Andre Harpe as the new chair with William van Tassel and Brendan Phillips as vice-chairs. “I look forward to continuing this organization’s rich history of representing grain farmers across our ...

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November 27, 2020

GGC commends federal government’s proposal to improve AgriStability, urges consensus to move forward

November 27, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – On news that the federal government is prepared to make meaningful improvements to AgriStability, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) would like to acknowledge the Minister’s efforts and urge consensus among the federal and provincial agriculture ministers to enact changes to support Canada’s farmers. “We ...

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Blog Posts

October 2, 2020

Jeff Nielsen

Tank Mix Submission to PMRA

September 30, 2020

Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)

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To whom it may concern,

The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) believe that our nation must lay a strong foundation to support economic recovery ...

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September 3, 2020

Jeff Nielsen

Letter Welcoming Erin O’Toole

September 2, 2020


Dear Mr. O’Toole,


On behalf of the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC), Canada’s national voice for grain farmers, we would like to congratulate you on your recent victory in the election to become Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. We look forward to working ...

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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