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April 24, 2017

GGC statement on proposed regulation to accelerate reduction of Grain Commission fees

April 24, 2017 (OTTAWA) – “Grain Growers of Canada is pleased to see the April 22 Canada Gazette Part 1 notice that proposes an early reduction of Canadian Grain Commission outward inspection fees as of August 1, 2017. The accelerated reduction is ahead of the original schedule of new user fees which would have started April 1, 2018. This move is in line with our recent calls to Minister MacAulay and the Commission to prevent the further accumulation of the surplus, which is now over $100 million.

“We applaud this ...

January 4, 2017

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes appointment of Patti Miller to the Canadian Grain Commission

OTTAWA, January 4, 2017 – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to welcome the appointment of Patti Miller as chief commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC), beginning on Feb. 13, 2017.

Ms. Miller has a diverse background in grain agriculture, having most recently served as president of the Canola Council of Canada, as well as high-ranking positions at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and with grain companies. She possesses strong experience in marketing and has participated in many international trade missions, promoting Canadian grain ...

December 11, 2014

Proposed modernization of the Canada Grain Act has the potential to benefit Canadian grain growers

OTTAWA, December 11, 2014 – Bill C-48, The Modernization of Canada’s Grain Industry Act, tabled this week in the House of Commons contains proposed changes which are welcomed by the Grain Growers of Canada.

This Act is another step in the modernization of the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) and will help to reinforce Canada’s reputation as a reliable exporter of top quality grain.

“Canadian farmers are proud of the strong international reputation we have worked hard to earn,” said Grain Growers ...

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