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


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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CFA Statement on new Measures to Protect Temporary Foreign Workers

The following is a statement from CFA President Mary Robinson on the recently announced measures to protect Temporary Foreign Workers and address COVID-19 outbreaks on farms​: “CFA greatly appreciates the announced funding to boost protections for temporary foreign workers across Canada. ...

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CFA Statement on Farm Worker Deaths from COVID-19

The following is a statement from CFA President Mary Robinson on the recent deaths of three Mexican farm workers from COVID-19. Ottawa, June 24th – We at CFA are extremely sad to learn of the deaths of Bonifacio Eugenio Romero, Rogelio Muñoz Santos, Lopez Chaparro caused by COVID-19. This ...

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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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