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


Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) Launches Federal Election Campaign in Ottawa: PRODUCING PROSPERITY IN CANADA

Calling on all political parties to support Canada’s Agri-Food industry to grow and prosper, for the benefit of all Canadians  OTTAWA, ON – April 9, 2019 – The CFA, the unified voice advocating for Canadian farmers at the national level, launched the Producing Prosperity in Canada campaign this ...

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Canadian Federation of Agriculture is Pleased to Note Several Agriculture Initiatives in 2019 Budget

Ottawa, March 20th – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) pleased with several key announcements in the Federal Budget that recognized many of the CFA’s pre-budget submission recommendations. “We will also be working closely with the federal government on areas noted in the budget ...

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CFA 2019 AGM Recap

OTTAWA, March 5, 2019 — Carbon pricing, rural investment, mental health and the federal election emerged as priorities during the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) 2019 Annual General Meeting, held in Ottawa last week. CFA members heard keynote speeches and participated in ...

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Industry Updates


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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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