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January 7, 2019

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes new Executive Director

[caption id="attachment_1602" align="alignright" width="183"] Erin Gowriluk[/caption]

Erin Gowriluk brings extensive experience in agriculture policy

January 7, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to announce that Erin Gowriluk has been named Executive Director, commencing immediately. Based in Ottawa, Ms. Gowriluk will manage GGC’s day-to-day operations as well as advocacy, and policy work on behalf of 65,000 grain farmer members from coast to coast.

“We are delighted that Erin will be joining GGC,” said Chair, Jeff Nielsen. “A ...

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 ...

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