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November 3, 2017

Statement: Grain Growers of Canada encourage Canada to take leadership role on TPP-11

“Like most of the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector, grain farmers are reliant on export markets for the continued success and growth of our industry. Grain Growers of Canada strongly encourages the Government of Canada to play a leadership role in the upcoming negotiations for what is now The Trans-Pacific Partnership-11 (TPP-11). The nations involved in this potential trading bloc represent some of our most lucrative and fastest growing markets for grains, pulses, and oilseeds.

Several of Canada’s trade ...

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 5, 2015

Grain Growers welcome benefits of TPP deal

OTTAWA, October 5, 2015 – Grain Growers of Canada is pleased that negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have been successfully concluded.

“We are excited that the Trans-Pacific Partnership has been completed,” said Gary Stanford, President of Grain Growers of Canada. “This agreement promises to provide substantial gains for Canada’s grain sector and the agricultural industry as a whole.”

The TPP will offer a variety of new trade opportunities for Canada’s agricultural sector, while keeping us on a level playing field ...

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