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October 31, 2016

Signing of CETA means expanded markets for Canadian grain

OTTAWA, October 31, 2016 – The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) welcomes the signing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union (EU) this past weekend. This agreement, seven years in the making, is the first multilateral trade deal signed by the EU and another nation.

The ratification process will put CETA up for approval in the parliaments of all included nations. Canada is not wasting any time with the announcement by Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland that the agreement ...

October 20, 2015

Grain Growers congratulate Liberal Party on their election success

OTTAWA, October 20, 2015 – Grain Growers of Canada president Gary Stanford, and Executive Director Bryan Rogers, issued the following statement today on the results of Canada’s 42nd General Election:

“Grain Growers of Canada wish to extend our congratulations to the Liberal Party and Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau on their decisive victory yesterday. They ran an excellent campaign, and as they begin the transition to government we are confident of their understanding and recognition of the importance of agriculture to Canada’s ...

October 18, 2013

New Canada-Europe trade deal: more market opportunities for farmers

October 18, 2013 – “New markets for our crops are absolutely essential to Canadian farmers so we applaud the federal government on bringing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) to a successful conclusion,” says Stephen Vandervalk, President of the Grain Growers of Canada from his farm in Fort Macleod, Alberta. “Opening a new market of 500 million consumers will mean big gains for farmers and that’s the reason why the Grain Growers has strongly supported CETA from the beginning.”

With Canada’s ...


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