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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


CFA Reinforces Importance of Farm Voice during Budget Week

April 8th, OTTAWA – Farm leaders across the country met with government representatives from multiple Federal parties during the CFA Lobby Week from April 4-8. The CFA Board had approximately 40 meetings during the week with MPs, Senators and key government officials where they outlined the ...

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CFA Pleased to see US Resuming PEI Table Stock Potato Imports

March 25th, 2022 – OTTAWA – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) was pleased to see the recent announcement from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), noting that exports will resume for PEI table stock potatoes to the US ...

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Canadian Federation of Agriculture Calls for Urgent Resolution to CP Rail Strike Negotiations to Avoid Consequences to Food Supply Chain

March 17, 2020, OTTAWA – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is concerned about the potential effects that the impending strike by the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference against Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) would have on Canadian farmers and the food supply chain. The Canadian ...

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Industry Updates


Notification: Errol Halkai, Executive Director of the CFA is no longer with the organization.

Notification: Please note that Errol Halkai, Executive Director of the CFA is no longer with the organization. The CFA Executive is thankful for his past work and accomplishments during his time with the us.

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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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