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News Releases

Economic strategy explored at annual industry-government FPT roundtable on agriculture

OTTAWA, July 18, 2018 – Agriculture industry leaders highlighted several options for economic strategy in their meeting today with federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) agriculture ministers. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s (CFA) annual industry-government FPT ...

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Media Advisory: Farm leaders to meet with Canada’s agriculture ministers at annual Industry-Government FPT Roundtable

July 12, 2018 – Economic strategy will be a key discussion topic as Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) board directors meet with Canada’s agriculture ministers next week in Vancouver, BC. CFA’s annual Industry-Government FPT Roundtable, set for July 18th, brings industry ...

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AgGrowth Coalition supports continued National Business Risk Management review

Ottawa, ON (July 9, 2018) – Canada’s AgGrowth coalition and our members believe it is critical to continue the Business Risk Management (BRM) review with a comprehensive mandate, and encourage the Federal Provincial Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers to extend the review process without ...

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CFA Updates

Recommendations from CFA roundtable on international workers

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture convened a day-long discussion in May 2018 focused on fostering trust and compliance in Canada’s international farm worker programs. The event was co-chaired by CFA President, Ron Bonnett, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, ...

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Key elected officials attend CFA roundtable on international farm workers

At a CFA-hosted roundtable discussion May 3rd, more than 70 senior-level industry and governmental stakeholders gathered to discuss international labour issues. The event was co-chaired by CFA President Ron Bonnett and Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, ...

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CFA presents to three parliamentary committees

Hearing on Bill C-68, the Fisheries Act On May 2nd, CFA President Ron Bonnett appeared before the House Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans to present CFA’s position on Bill C-68, an Act to amend the Fisheries Act. Key points raised included farmers support for the streamlining of ...

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