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 on our government to maintain access to existing markets, while working to open new markets through trade agreements," says Jack Froese, President of the Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA). "The CPTPP does both. It helps us regain competitiveness in our long-standing trade relationship with Japan, and serves to open new... (read more)