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May 14, 2019

Grain Growers of Canada calls on government to provide meaningful support amidst trade disruptions

Immediate calls for action include changes to the AgriStability program and expanding the interest-free portion of Advance Payments Program to all commodities.

OTTAWA (May 14, 2019) – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) today called on the federal government to develop a strategy to address an increasingly unpredictable trade environment affecting the incomes of grain farmers across Canada. The strategy should recognize that China’s blocking of Canadian canola is politically motivated, which was acknowledged last week by Prime Minister Trudeau.

Yesterday, the United ...

April 29, 2019

Job Opportunity – Office Manager

The Grain Growers of Canada and the Canada Grains Council are seeking a highly organized, experienced and motivated office manager to fill a full-time position at our Ottawa office (350 Sparks Street).

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and has strong organizational skills. They have experience in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently with little or no supervision. The candidate posses excellent verbal and written ...

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 ...

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