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May 14, 2019

Grain Growers of Canada calls on government to provide meaningful support amidst trade disruptions

Immediate calls for action include changes to the AgriStability program and expanding the interest-free portion of Advance Payments Program to all commodities. OTTAWA (May 14, 2019) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) today called on the federal government to develop a strategy to address an increasingly unpredictable trade environment affecting the incomes of ...

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April 29, 2019

Job Opportunity – Office Manager

The Grain Growers of Canada and the Canada Grains Council are seeking a highly organized, experienced and motivated office manager to fill a full-time position at our Ottawa office (350 Sparks Street). QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate is a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and has strong organizational skills. They have ...

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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