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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 ...

February 27, 2015

Grain Growers of Canada applaud passage of Bill C-18

OTTAWA, February 27, 2015 – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) are pleased to welcome today’s announcement that Bill C-18, An Act to Amend Certain Acts Relating to Agriculture and Agri-Food (the Canadian Agricultural Growth Act) has received Royal Assent.

Among other amendments, the act provides crucial updates to the Plant Breeders Rights Act (PBR) and brings Canada in line with the 1991 Convention of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties (UPOV’91). These changes will help Canada attract investment in research ...

March 21, 2013

Grain Growers of Canada comments on Budget 2013

OTTAWA, March 21, 2013 – Grain Growers of Canada is neutral on the 2013 federal budget. “We are reassured to see this year’s federal budget document does not include any further erosion to agricultural research infrastructure, but we will have to wait and see more details about how previous budget cuts are put into practice before we weigh in one way or the other,” says Stephen Vandervalk, President of the Grain Growers of Canada. “While we realise going forward we will need to ...

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