Newsroom

Welcome to the CFA Newsroom

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.

Media contact: communications@canadian-farmers.ca

News Releases


Rising Prices and Food Shortages Inevitable Without Increased Government Backing For Canada’s Farmers

Leading Industry Association States Today’s Government Commitment of $252M Falls Woefully Short in Addressing Needs of Agri-Food’s Mounting Losses While the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) welcomed today’s announcement from the federal government for $252 emergency funding, the amount ...

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The Canadian Federation of Agriculture seeks $2.6 billion for Agriculture and Agri-Food Emergency Fund to Maintain Food Security in Canada

Ottawa, April 30th, 2020 – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture has asked the Federal Government to provide an Agriculture and Agri-Food Emergency Fund of $2.6 billion to help maintain food security in Canada in response to COVID-19. This amount is based on estimates of the immediate impacts ...

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Canadian Federation of Agriculture Warns Domestic Food Supply Needs to be the Biggest Government Priority, Following Healthcare, in Fight Against COVID-19

Extraordinary times require extraordinary actions from the federal government to ensure Canada’s food system remains secure This afternoon Mary Robinson, President of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), hosted a virtual press conference to address the extraordinary challenges being ...

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Industry Updates


Message from the CFA President – April 29th

Hello everyone, I am sending you this note in an effort to keep you up to date on CFA’s COVID-19 pandemic mitigation efforts for Canadian producers. Please visit CFA’s COVID-19 Resource Page which is continually updated. To actively demonstrate the concern of the Canadian Public for food ...

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Message from the CFA President – April 20th

Hello everyone, I am sending you this note in an effort to keep you up to date on CFA’s COVID-19 pandemic mitigation efforts for Canadian producers. Please visit CFA’s COVID-19 Resource Page which is continually updated with information relevant to farmers. Last week, CFA held a Virtual ...

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Message from CFA President on COVID-19 – April 6th, 2020

Hello everyone, I am sending you this note and update in an effort to keep you up to date on CFA’s COVID-19 pandemic mitigation efforts for Canadian producers. Please visit CFA’s COVID-19 Resource Page which is continually updated with information relevant to farmers. At CFA, we are ...

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