Canadian Canola Growers Association

Repayment Deadline for 2018 APP Cash Advances Extended Six Months

March 23, 2020CCGA Release

​​​​​Winnipeg, MB​ — ​Earlier today, Agriculture and Agri‑Food Minister Marie‑Claude Bibeau approved a Stay of Default for the 2018 Advance Payments Program (APP) affecting farmers with cash advances on field crops, cattle and bison. The announcement includes a 6‑month extension of the 2018 Stay of Default for grain, oilseed and pulse crops; introduces a new 6‑month Stay of Default for 2018 cattle and bison advances; and extends the current repayment deadline to September 30, 2020, for cash advances issued by Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) and other APP administrators.

The Advance Payments Program is a federal loan program administered by CCGA. It offers Canadian... (read more)

​​​​​Winnipeg, MB​ — ​Earlier today, Agriculture and Agri‑Food Minister Marie‑Claude Bibeau approved a Stay of Default for the 2018 Advance Payments Program (APP) affecting farmers with cash advances on field crops, cattle and bison. The announcement includes a 6‑month extension of the 2018 Stay of Default for grain, oilseed and pulse crops;... (read more)

CCGA Kicks Off 2020 Cash Advances with Interest Rate and Fee Reductions

March 2, 2020CCGA Release

​​​​​​​​Winnipeg, Manitoba — Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) is kicking off its 35th year of providing spring cash advances to farmers with two important service improvements.

"For the 2020 program year CCGA has eliminated the administration fee, which was previously set at $50 per applicant," says Rick White, President &... (read more)