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Get the latest in news on CFA activities and check out updates on Canadian agricultural policy and events. This section features CFA news releases and media statements, as well updates from staff in our national office.
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October 16, 2017
Media statement on announcement of small business tax changes OTTAWA, October 16, 2017 — Following is a statement from Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnett in reaction to today’s announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, ...Learn More
September 12, 2017
TORONTO, ON (September 11, 2017) – In response to the Federal Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers’ commitment to a comprehensive review of Business Risk Management (BRM) programs over the coming year, several agricultural organizations have formalized their structure and ...Learn More
August 31, 2017
OTTAWA, August 31, 2017 – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is calling on farmers to voice concerns about proposed tax changes that could lead to severe negative impacts for farm business planning. Finance Canada tabled the proposals in mid-July and is accepting comments via a ...Learn More
October 12, 2017
The evolving aspects of farm safety – from family and worker safety to machinery and product safety – were discussed at the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association’s annual conference this week in Edmonton, Alberta. Producer panel shares views on farm safety A panel ...Learn More
September 28, 2017
On Tuesday, September 26th, CFA President Ron Bonnett, and CFA Director of BRM and Farm Policy, Scott Ross, appeared as witnesses in the Standing Committee on Finance’s first meeting to review the proposed changes to Tax Planning Using Private Corporations. They raised concerns with the ...Learn More
September 19, 2017
On Tuesday, September 19th, CFA Director of Business Risk Management and Farm Policy, Scott Ross, appeared as a witness before the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-food to share CFA’s perspectives on the National Food Policy, alongside representatives from the Conference Board ...Learn More