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


The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is Pleased to See Agriculture Identified as a Key Economic Pillar in the 2021 Federal Budget

Ottawa, April 20th, 2021 – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is pleased with several key announcements in the Federal Budget that recognized a number of the CFA’s pre-budget submission recommendations. “Both before and during the pandemic, CFA has been touting the potential of ...

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CFA pleased to see removal of the RML but calls on feds to offer its increased compensation rate to supportive provinces

March 25, Ottawa ON – While CFA is pleased to see the removal of the Reference Margin Limit (RML), which has unduly and inequitably limited support for many producers since its introduction, CFA is disappointed that it appears some provinces were unwilling to adopt enhancements to the ...

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Food Freedom Day is February 9th, 2021

 OTTAWA, February 9, 2021 —The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) has calculated that by Tuesday, February 9, 2021, a Canadian household of average income will have earned enough to pay their entire year’s grocery bill. Each year, CFA examines the proportion of income that Canadians spend ...

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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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