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November 28, 2018

Grain Growers of Canada announces new Board and Chairs

New governance structure unveiled following Strategic Review

November 28, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to announce they have successfully concluded the rejuvenation of the organization with the election of a new Board of Directors and officers at this week’s semi-annual members’ meeting in Ottawa. This completes a process started last January to ensure that GGC truly was the united voice of Canada’s grain farmers.

Jeff Nielsen of the Alberta Barley Commission was elected Chair of the ...

November 22, 2018

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes Fall Economic Statement

"Grain farmers are pleased with the Government's Fall Economic Statement. The Government continues to recognize the important role agriculture plays in the growth of our economy, noting that agriculture contributes 6% to Canada's GDP and committing to increase agricultural exports by 50% between now and 2025.

The measures announced in the Fall Economic Statement will help grain farmers succeed at home and around the world by encouraging exports, investment and innovation. The Accelerated Investment Incentive, the Export Diversification Strategy, including $25 million to resolve ...

November 12, 2018

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes economic talks with China

Agriculture is central to the success of the Canada-China Economic and Financial Strategic Dialogue

November 12, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) welcomed the announcement of the Canada-China Economic and Financial Strategic Dialogue co-chaired by Ministers Morneau and Carr along with Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong. The Strategic Dialogue has identified agriculture as a priority sector and committed to double agricultural trade between Canada and China by 2025.

“Grain farmers know how important a strong trade relationship with China is, given that ...

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