Canadian Canola Growers Association

Progress is being made but the clock is ticking for Bill C-49

April 30, 2018CCGA Release

​​​​​​​Winnipeg, MB – Canola farmers are urging Parliamentarians to continue moving the Transportation Modernization Act, Bill C-49, through the legislative process so the Bill becomes law prior to the beginning of the new crop year on August 1st.

“Without passage there is no progress in rail service for farmers,” says Jack Froese, President of the Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA). “We ask the House of Commons and the Senate to complete their work on the Bill so that farmers and the grain industry can benefit from the many good elements already contained within.”

“In recent weeks, we’ve seen some very good progress on Bill C-49 and we hope that progress will continue at a... (read more)

​​​​​​​Winnipeg, MB – Canola farmers are urging Parliamentarians to continue moving the Transportation Modernization Act, Bill C-49, through the legislative process so the Bill becomes law prior to the beginning of the new crop year on August 1st.

“Without passage there is no progress in rail service for farmers,” says Jack Froese, President... (read more)

Canada's Canola Farmers Mark Milestone Signing of CPTPP

March 8, 2018CCGA Release
​​​​​​​​​​​​Winnipeg, MB — Canada's canola farmers mark a historic event today in Chile, as Canada joins a group of eleven trading nations in signing the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). It has been a long process with many bumps in the road making today a milestone to be celebrated.

"Canola farmers rely ... (read more)