Industry Updates

Message from CFA President on COVID-19 – March 31st

Hello everyone, I am sending you this note so as to keep you informed as to what CFA is doing to help minimize the impact on farmers of this quickly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit CFA’s COVID-19 Resource Page which is frequently updated with information relevant to farmers. CFA’s main priority right now is working […]

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Message from CFA President on COVID-19 – Week of March 23rd

Hello everyone, I am sending you this update in an effort to keep you informed as to what the CFA is doing to help best navigate the impact on farmers of this quickly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit CFA’s COVID-19 Resource Page which is continually updated with information relevant to farmers. I am pleased to […]

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Message from CFA President – COVID-19

Hello Everyone, I am sending you this note and update in an effort to keep you informed as to what the CFA is doing to help minimize the impact on farmers of this quickly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. First off, the CFA created a Coronavirus resource webpage for all members and farmers on March 6. This […]

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CFA to host Agriculture Leaders’ Debate on September 24th

    CFA will be hosting the Agriculture Leaders’ Debate on Setember 24th, sponsored by Food & Consumer Products of Canada. The debate will tackle the issues concerning Canadian Agriculture, with a focus on the three pillars of CFA’s Producing Prosperity in Canada campaign: Economic growth, Food security and ...

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RBC report “Farmer 4.0” identifies Canadian agriculture sector as having massive potential growth

The Royal Bank of Canada has released their Farmer 4.0 report. This report look at the upcoming new era of farming and the high skill-set that the next generation of farm operators will need. It outlines how, with the proper support, Canadian agriculture can take advantage of this new era of farming through skills training, […]

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Save the Date – CFA’s Summer Board Meeting and FPT Roundtable takes place from July 15 – 17!

CFA’s Summer Board Meeting and FPT Roundtable will be taking place from July 15 – 17, at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Québec at 690 Boul. René-Lévesque Est in Québec City, Québec. Registration for the event will be open starting on May 21st on the CFA Website. Notices will be sent out via email. The […]

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CFA President Mary Robinson talks with CTV News on Canola

CFA President Mary Robinson was interviewed on Sunday, March 4th by CTV News on the Canola situation and how it is affecting Canadian farmers. CTV has since published a written article based on the interview, which can be viewed here.

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CFA congratulates new Minister of Rural Economic Development

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture congratulates Bernadette Jordan on her new role as Minister of Rural Economic Development. We also want to thank the Canadian Government for creating this new Ministerial position, which clearly demonstrates the importance of our rural communities and its businesses. As a rural-based industry, the ...

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CFA welcomes its new Director of Communications

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is pleased to announce that Laurie Karson has joined the CFA in the role of Director of Communications. She began her position on January 7th, 2019. Laurie is a highly strategic communications professional with over 10 years’ experience overseeing a not for profit trade association. Her experience has ...

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CFA attends Ministerial Roundtable on EI

On Thursday, November 1st, CFA President Ron Bonnett and CFA staff participated in a multi-sectoral roundtable convened by Ms. Judith Andrew, Commissioner for Employers on the Canadian Employment Insurance Commission, to hear updates on EI and other related labour programming. The agenda and presentations from throughout the day are available ...

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