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March 19, 2019

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes Budget 2019’s commitment to farmer competitiveness

OTTAWA (March 19, 2019) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) welcomed initiatives in Budget 2019 that will help make the value-chain more competitive, including the exemption of farm fuel bought at cardlocks from the carbon price, investments in rural broadband, and a commitment to reform the Canada Grain Act and the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC).

“We are pleased that the Government continues to respond to concerns raised by farmers,” said Jeff Nielsen, GGC Chair. “We wish the Government had gone further and exempted all ...

March 15, 2019

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ABOUT GRAIN GROWERS OF CANADA
The Grain Growers of Canada provides a strong national voice for over 65,000 grain, oilseed and pulse producers through its 15 provincial, regional, and national grower groups. Devoted to representing the producers’ interests, Grain Growers of Canada is dedicated to the pursuit of a policy environment that maximizes global competitiveness for our members.

Grain Growers of Canada is a rejuvenated organization that is eager to continue to grow its historical influence in the development and improvement of ...

March 4, 2019

Canada’s grain farmers welcome new Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau

Industry offers thanks to outgoing Minister Lawrence MacAulay for his dedication

OTTAWA (March 4, 2019) – The members of Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) are pleased to welcome the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau as the new Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), replacing The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay who has moved to the Veteran’s Affairs portfolio.

“Grain farmers appreciate the positive relationship we’ve had with Minister MacAulay over the past three years”, said GGC Chair, Jeff Nielsen. “The Minister’s open door ...

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