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April 29, 2021

GGC CGA Review Submission (April 29, 2021)

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 1341 Baseline Road Ottawa, ON K1A 0C5 Submitted via: aafc.cgareview.aac@canada.ca April 29, 2021 Re: Canada Grain Act Review To whom it may concern, The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to provide input into the consultation that was launched in January of this year by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) regarding the Review of the Canada Grain Act (CGA). Modernization of the CGA and the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) is a priority of ...

April 20, 2021

Grain Growers of Canada

Bill C-206 Opening Remarks – Jonothan Hodson

Opening Remarks to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food Regarding Bill C-206 – An Act to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Act Jonothan Hodson, Director, Grain Growers of Canada Mr. Chair, Honourable members, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today. My name is Jonothan Hodson, and I am member of the Board of Directors of the Grain Growers of Canada. On that Board, I am a representative of the Manitoba Crop Alliance, a producer group representing Wheat, ...

February 16, 2021

Will you support Bill C-206? (English/French)

Dear MP, On behalf of Canada’s grain, pulse and oilseed farmers, we write to you today seeking to confirm your support for Bill C-206, An Act to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farm fuel). This legislation would expand the existing exemption from the price on pollution for qualifying farm fuels used on farm to include propane and natural gas. The expansion of this exemption is so critical to Canada’s grain farmers because we often need ...

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