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October 26, 2021

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes new Cabinet

 October 26, 2021: Ottawa, ON – On behalf of the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC), we would like to congratulate Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the appointment of the new Cabinet announced this morning. We are pleased to see that the Minister with whom we have worked most closely in the past several years – Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Marie-Claude Bibeau – will continue to serve the sector.

“It’s good news for our industry that several of the key ministers we have ...

September 21, 2021

Grain Growers of Canada congratulate PM Justin Trudeau, urge a renewed focus on farmers’ priorities

September 21, 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – The Grain Growers of Canada would like to congratulate Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada on their results in yesterday’s federal election.

On behalf of Canada’s grain farmers, GGC looks forward to working with our legislators and policy makers in government and across the political spectrum to fulfill their platform’s commitments to Canadian agriculture.

“Throughout this campaign, we have advocated for a federal government that will be a willing partner ...

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 ...

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