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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 ...

February 6, 2017

GGC letter to Minister MacAulay: reduce Grain Commission fees immediately

On behalf of GGC members, today I submitted a letter to Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lawrence MacAulay requesting that he reduce Canadian Grain Commission feeds effective immediately. The accumulated surplus is unacceptably high for farmers and an immediate reduction will ensure that future fee consultations will start off on the right foot.

Read the letter here.

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