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 Encouraged with Recognition of Agriculture in Infrastructure Bank Funding Announcement

Ottawa, October 1st – CFA was encouraged to hear that the Federal Government recognizes the growth potential of the agriculture sector in today’s announcement from the Federal Government and the Canada Infrastructure Bank. Specifically, it was announced that $2 billion would be invested ...

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CFA Reaction to 2020 Throne Speech

September 24th, Ottawa – CFA was pleased to hear agriculture mentioned in the Throne Speech delivered on September 23rd, and will be seeking further details in the coming days and weeks with the government on many of the initiatives mentioned. Some of the initiatives CFA has been promoting that ...

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Joint Statement – Arbitrary Fees Imposed by Large Grocery Retailers Will Cost Canadian Consumers and Impact Canada’s Food Security

Joint Statement by Farming and Processing Associations Arbitrary Fees Imposed by Large Grocery Retailers Will Cost Canadian Consumers and Impact Canada’s Food Security (Ottawa) August 6th, 2020 – The latest round of fees introduced by large grocery retailers on their suppliers has ...

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Industry Updates


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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Message from CFA President on COVID-19 – April 6th, 2020

Hello everyone, I am sending you this note and update 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. At CFA, we are ...

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