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September 12, 2018

CAFTA Open Letter to political leaders re: ratification of CPTPP

Open letter from the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance Sept 12, 2018   The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Official Opposition and Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada Jagmeet Singh, Leader of the New Democratic Party, ...

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August 15, 2018

Statement: Grain Growers of Canada to review PMRA decision on neonicotinoids

“Grain farmers are committed to growing grain sustainably but rely on a predictable regulatory environment that provides access to the effective and targeted crop protection products that farmers need to manage risk. "Grain farmers are concerned that the Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s (PMRA) re-evaluation process is focused on publishing ...

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Blog Posts

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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April 25, 2018

Jeff Nielsen

Government and Industry – keeping grain on track

As a Canadian grain producer in Alberta, I am landlocked. I grow my grain thousands of kilometers from the nearest port, meaning that I, like most of my fellow grain farmers, am dependent on the most efficient and cost effective method of transporting our product to market. For generations across ...

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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