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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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March 9, 2018
OTTAWA, March 8, 2017 — International trade, transportation, climate change, mental health and government programs emerged as priorities during the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) 2018 Annual General Meeting, held in Ottawa last week. CFA members heard keynote speeches and ...Learn More
March 7, 2018
OTTAWA, March 7, 2018 – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is urging the federal government to make low-cost program changes that would provide emergency income support to cash-stricken grain farmers in western Canada. Farmers get paid once their grain is delivered and the ...Learn More
March 2, 2018
Media Statement on Rail Transportation OTTAWA, March 1 – Farmers from across Canada are in Ottawa to convey a unified message that urgent action is required to prevent another grain crisis in Western Canada. Farmers are already feeling the pain of plummeting rail service and need the ...Learn More
April 24, 2018
AAFC held an industry engagement session on April 11 to discuss the ongoing review of Business Risk Management (BRM) programs. CFA Director of Risk Management and Farm Policy, Scott Ross, attended sessions on: Current and emerging risks Risk management and growing the sector International ...Learn More
April 24, 2018
As part of our work to address labour shortages, CFA will host a roundtable discussion, titled Fostering Trust & Compliance in International Farm Worker Programs. The session will take place on May 3 in Ottawa and will be co-chaired by Ron Bonnett, CFA President, and Rodger Cuzner, ...Learn More
February 6, 2018
On Monday February 5th the PTSC met in Ottawa for its annual in-person meeting. The PTSC received remarks from Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant on the federal governments approach to building public trust and had an opportunity to pose questions. The PTSC also received an update ...Learn More