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September 2, 2021

As a poor harvest looms, farmers ask for compassion – not further hardship – from industry partners

Sept. 2, 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – Amid historic drought conditions, Canada’s grain growers are calling on grain companies to consider the impact that farmers face and work collaboratively on solutions to mitigate further harm.

“As farmers, we recognize the importance of upholding our commitments and honouring our contracts,” explained Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) chair Andre Harpe from his farm in Alberta’s Peace Country. “However, this year will be harder than most. We are hoping that our industry partners can commit ...

August 16, 2021

Les Producteurs de grains du Canada font la promotion des priorités du secteur en prévision d’élections historiques

16 août 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – À la suite de l'annonce des élections fédérales de dimanche, les Producteurs de grains du Canada rendent publique une vidéo faisant état des priorités du secteur des grains alors que les Canadiens se prononceront sur l'avenir du pays.

« Cette vidéo met en évidence le soutien dont nous avons besoin pour que s’exprime le potentiel agricole illimité du Canada », a expliqué le président des PGC M. Andre Harpe, de sa ferme ...

August 16, 2021

Grain Growers of Canada push for farmers’ priorities ahead of historic election

August 16, 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – In response to Sunday’s federal election announcement, the Grain Growers of Canada have created a video demonstrating the priorities for the grain sector as Canadians consider the future for our country.

“This video highlights the support we need to unlock Canada’s limitless potential for agriculture,” explained GGC chair Andre Harpe, from his farm in Alberta’s Peace Country region. “All we need is a willing partner from our next federal government – whoever that may be.”

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