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Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s Perspective on CUSMA Agreement

December 11th, 2019 – Ottawa – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is pleased with  yesterday’s agreement by Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to sign an amended version of the new North American free trade deal in Mexico City. Canadian farmers  have been facing many challenges over the last two years and the lack of a […]

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CFA is extremely pleased as rail service resumes

Ottawa, November 26 – The CFA was extremely pleased to hear this morning that the CN and the teamsters reached a tentative deal and that CN rail service will begin resuming operations quickly. “Farmers in the west rely on rail shipments to get agricultural products to market, and farmers across Canada rely on rail shipments […]

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Canadian Federation of Agriculture to Hold Press Conference Detailing Devastating Impact of Rail Strike

November 25, Ottawa – Leaders from the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), representing Canadian farmers from across Canada, will be hosting a press conference detailing the devastating impacts the CN rail strike is having on Canadian farmers. The current strike is representative of a true crisis for Canadian farmers across the ...

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Rail Strike Comes at a Devastating Time for Canadian Farmers

Ottawa, November 21, 2019 – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture urges the Federal Government to take immediate action to resolve the CN Rail Strike situation before it has permanent consequences for farmers and our international trade relationships. While the CFA respects the negotiation process, it will once again be farmers who bear the ...

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CFA congratulates re-appointment of Minister Bibeau

Ottawa, November 20th – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture congratulates Minister Bibeau on her re-appointment as Minister of Agriculture & Agri-Food. CFA, which represents 200,000 farm families across Canada, looks forward to working once again with Minister Bibeau on helping Canadian agriculture meet its vast potential, which ...

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CFA welcomes positive news on Canadian Beef and Pork exports resuming to China

November 6th, 2019 – Ottawa – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is pleased China is resuming importation of Canadian pork and beef after a five-month suspension. Canadian agriculture plays a critical role in our overall economy. This positive news is significant at a time when Canadian farmers and producers are dealing with a ...

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CFA welcomes new Liberal minority government

OTTAWA, OCTOBER 22, 2019 – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture would like to congratulate Justin Trudeau and welcomes the Liberal party back into office. “The Canadian agriculture sector is a key driver of economic growth for Canada, a source of significant carbon sequestration potential, and a fundamental contributor to ...

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Sparks fly on critical issues in Canadian agriculture

National Agriculture Leaders’ Debate shows parties’ priorities for the sector Tuesday, September 24th, OTTAWA – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) hosted the Agriculture Leaders’ Debate on September 24th. The debate brought together all major parties to question them on the pressing issues affecting Canadian ...

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Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) Embraces New RBC Report Lauding the Vast Potential of Canadian Ag

RBC report highlighting economic growth opportunities in Canada’s Agri-Food sector latest proof of substantial benefits for all Canadians OTTAWA, ON – September 3, 2019 – CFA, the unified voice advocating for Canadian farmers at the national level, welcomes the message, and the timing, of RBC’s new report, Farmer 4.0. Noting the sector’s ...

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AGgrowth Coalition: Enough stalling — immediate support needed for Canada’s export-oriented farmers

August 26, Ottawa, ON —On the heels of the government of Canada’s announcement of trade support for market losses for 11,000 Canadian dairy farmers, AGgrowth, the coalition representing farmers from across the country, demands support for its export-oriented farmers facing significant market disruptions as a result of global trade ...

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