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January 8, 2018

AgGrowth Coalition welcomes External Advisory Panel role

TORONTO (January 8, 2018) – Canada’s AgGrowth Coalition welcomes the announcement of the formation of an External Advisory Panel to advise the ongoing FPT BRM review. As part of the Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers’ commitment to a comprehensive review of Business Risk Management (BRM), an external advisory panel was ...

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December 15, 2017

Grain Growers of Canada welcome clarification on small business tax changes

(OTTAWA) December 15, 2017 – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to see this week’s announcement by Finance Minister Bill Morneau of clarifications to the proposed modifications to the rules governing splitting of income for private corporations. “Today’s grain farm relies on contributions from all family members to succeed,” said ...

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Blog Posts

September 20, 2017

Jeff Nielsen

Call for MP Action – Corporate Tax Changes put family farms at risk

Today, I sent the following message to all Liberal MPs asking them to speak for farmers and seek a delay on corporate tax changes. It is imperative that we take the time to get this right!

Jeff

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Good afternoon,

I am writing to you today both as President of the ...

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August 17, 2017

GGC

Call for Farmer Action – PMRA Decision on Lambda-cyhalothrin

As you may be aware, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) of Health Canada has proposed a re-evaluation decision for Lambda-cyhalothrin (most commonly known as Matador) which would see the cancellation of use of the product for all food and feed commodities as well as indoor residential application.

Farmers use ...

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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