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 welcomes dairy compensation, but other sectors need equal treatment

August 19th, OTTAWA – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement to provide $1.75 billion in compensation to dairy producers for lost market share due to the CETA and CPTPP trade agreements. Dairy Farmers of Canada has estimated that the ...

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CFA Launches Second Annual Brigid Rivoire Award for Champions of Agricultural Mental Health

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is proud to announce the launch of the second annual Brigid Rivoire Award for Champions of Agricultural Mental Health. This award recognizes an individual, organization or group of individuals that has undertaken an initiative making outstanding ...

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CFA Disappointed with Lack of Ministers Action on Trade Plight

OTTAWA, July 22 – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) was pleased to see the Ministers acknowledge the critical importance of rules-based trade and access to labour for agricultural business in its recent FPT release.  However, farmers are currently facing challenges from a number of ...

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Industry Updates


Save the Date – CFA’s Summer Board Meeting and FPT Roundtable takes place from July 15 – 17!

CFA’s Summer Board Meeting and FPT Roundtable will be taking place from July 15 – 17, at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Québec at 690 Boul. René-Lévesque Est in Québec City, Québec. Registration for the event will be open starting on May 21st on the CFA Website. Notices will be sent out via ...

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CFA President Mary Robinson talks with CTV News on Canola

CFA President Mary Robinson was interviewed on Sunday, March 4th by CTV News on the Canola situation and how it is affecting Canadian farmers. CTV has since published a written article based on the interview, which can be viewed here.

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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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