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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.

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News Releases

CFA is eager to assist in the implementation of the Food Policy of Canada through the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council

CFA was pleased to be a part of the launch of the new Food Policy for Canada, and is excited to hear of the development of a Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council, a key recommendation from CFA and a host of other organizations spanning industry, academia, and civil society The Food Policy for ...

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CFA calls for immediate reforms to Business Risk Management programs to respond to ongoing trade disruptions

OTTAWA, ON June 6, 2019 – CFA is calling for immediate reforms to Canada’s Business Risk Management Program suite in response to ongoing trade disruptions. Canadian farmers have seen significant trade uncertainty negatively affect their incomes in 2019, following a difficult 2018 season where ...

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Calling on Canadian Government to prioritize efforts to address canola oil trade disruption through all channels and continue to support Canadian canola farmers

OTTAWA, ON – May 1st, 2019 – CFA is pleased to see the Government of Canada respond today to the challenges canola farmers are facing as a result of ongoing trade challenges with China. Having long advocated for a request to see the Advance Payments Program (APP) advance limits increased on a ...

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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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