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


CFA Extremely Pleased with Government’s Response to Looming Agri-food Worker Shortage

Ottawa, March 20th – The CFA was extremely pleased to hear this evening that the Canadian government has clarified that the existing travel restrictions will still allow essential agri-food temporary foreign workers from entering Canada in time for the impending planting season through to ...

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The Canadian Federation of Agriculture will be postponing the March 31st, 2020 Lobby Day and the 2020 Budget Reception

Ottawa, March 11 – In light of COVID-19, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture has chosen to reschedule our reception scheduled for March 31st. The CFA has decided to take pro-active measures in regard to non-essential travel, with the focus on helping slow down the transmission of the ...

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CFA Press Conference on Rail Blockades

CFA held a press conference with representative from APAS, UPA, Canadian Pork Council, Chicken Farmers of Canada and Fertilizer Canada to outline the impacts that the rail blockades are having on Canadian agriculture. Watch the press conference here.

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Industry Updates


Message from CFA President on COVID-19 – March 31st

Hello everyone, I am sending you this note so as to keep you informed as to what CFA is doing to help minimize the impact on farmers of this quickly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit CFA’s COVID-19 Resource Page which is frequently updated with information relevant to farmers. ...

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Message from CFA President on COVID-19 – Week of March 23rd

Hello everyone, I am sending you this update in an effort to keep you informed as to what the CFA is doing to help best navigate the impact on farmers of this quickly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit CFA’s COVID-19 Resource Page which is continually updated with information ...

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Message from CFA President – COVID-19

Hello Everyone, I am sending you this note and update in an effort to keep you informed as to what the CFA is doing to help minimize the impact on farmers of this quickly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. First off, the CFA created a Coronavirus resource webpage for all members and farmers on March ...

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