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Grain Growers of Canada
Suite 912, 350 Sparks Street
Ottawa, ON, K1R 7S8
 
 
 
 
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Grain Growers see progress on implementation of Canada-Korea FTA
  Press Releases  - 6/12/2014
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Grain Growers pleased with passage of Bill C-30
  Press Releases  - 5/29/2014
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GGC appearance before Senate Agriculture & Forestry Committee on Bill C-30
  Issues  - 5/15/2014
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Grain Growers of Canada statement on the Hon. Jim Flaherty
  Press Releases  - 4/16/2014
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The Grain Growers of Canada provides a strong national voice for over 50,000 active and successful grain, oilseed and pulse producers through its 14 provincial and regional grower groups.  Representing wheat, durum, barley, canola, oat, corn, pea, lentil, soybean, rye, and triticale farmers from across Canada.
 

 

  
CPAC, Mon., Feb. 10, 2014, Prime Time Politics, CPAC's Martin Stringer interviews Allison Ammeter & Rick White. A rail backlog has left many farmers unable to ship their harvest. Martin Stringer speaks with Allison Ammeter (Grain Growers of Canada) and Rick White (Canadian Canola Growers Association), who briefed a parliamentary committee today. Click here view the av clip of the interview.
(30 min mark) 
 
 
 
 
Other recent media interviews explaining the rail service issues farmers and other Canadian industries are facing:
 
Toronto Star, Feb. 7, 2014, Canadian Farmers sitting on grain due to railway logjam (Dennis Thiessen and Gary Stanford quoted)
 
Business News Network, Feb. 5, 2014, Andrew Bell from BNN interviewing GGC President, Gary Stanford re rail service (av clip)
 
MB Cooperator,February 3, 2014 by Dave Bedard, More detailed data sought on railways' Prairie grain traffic
 
Globe and Mail, Jan. 21, 2014, Grain industry to track shipments to bolster rail complaints
 
Globe and Mail, Jan. 6, 2014, After record crop, grain industry faces transport challenges
 
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New marketing opportunities for farmers!
Click here if you have questions about new marketing opportunities on both sides of the border.  
 
  Click here to learn more about the
  Canadian   Fertilizer Institute's
  4R Nutrient Stewardship Project.
 
GGC's Partnership with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank,
a way for Canadian farmers to help those less fortunate.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
Upcoming!

Grain Growers of Canada
Summer Board Meeting

Monday, July 14
to
Wednesday, July 16
 
Pigeon Lake, AB
Village Creek Inn
To reserve hotel room call:
1-877-688-0006
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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