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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.

Media contact: communications@canadian-farmers.ca

News Releases


CFA Frustrated with Results of FPT Meeting on Business Risk Management

Ottawa, December 18th – Following Tuesday’s Special Federal Provincial Territorial (FPT) meeting of Agriculture Ministers in Ottawa, CFA is disappointed with the lack of clear progress towards meaningful reforms of the BRM suite and frustrated with the lack of urgency in responding ...

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CFA Statement on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mandate Letter

Ottawa, December 17th – The following is a statement from CFA President Mary Robinson on the recently released mandate letter for the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau. “The CFA is pleased to see the contents of the Agriculture and Agri-Food mandate letter. ...

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Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s Perspective on CUSMA Agreement

December 11th, 2019 – Ottawa – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is pleased with  yesterday’s agreement by Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to sign an amended version of the new North American free trade deal in Mexico City. Canadian farmers  have been facing many challenges ...

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Industry Updates


CFA to host Agriculture Leaders’ Debate on September 24th

    CFA will be hosting the Agriculture Leaders’ Debate on Setember 24th, sponsored by Food & Consumer Products of Canada. The debate will tackle the issues concerning Canadian Agriculture, with a focus on the three pillars of CFA’s Producing Prosperity in Canada ...

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RBC report “Farmer 4.0” identifies Canadian agriculture sector as having massive potential growth

The Royal Bank of Canada has released their Farmer 4.0 report. This report look at the upcoming new era of farming and the high skill-set that the next generation of farm operators will need. It outlines how, with the proper support, Canadian agriculture can take advantage of this new era of ...

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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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