Canadian Canola Growers Association

How we celebrated Canada's Agriculture Day

February 17, 2017Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Yesterday, February 16, 2017, was the first annual Canada's Agriculture Day here in Canada. If you missed the events and celebration, it's well worth checking out the #CdnAgDay hashtag on Twitter and Facebook. Canadians in the agriculture community, from all over the country, voiced pride in their work. Seeing everyone come together was definitely an awesome part of the day.​

Here at CCGA, we took part in Canada's Agriculture Day in a few ways. We were part of the national event in Ottawa, sharing food and conversation with young Canadians from every province. Speakers at this event covered topics such as the future of food, and the importance of... (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Yesterday, February 16, 2017, was the first annual Canada's Agriculture Day here in Canada. If you missed the events and celebration, it's well worth checking out the #CdnAgDay hashtag on Twitter and Facebook. Canadians in the agriculture community, from all over the country, voiced pride in their work. Seeing... (read more)

Grain Commission surplus belongs to farmers

February 9, 2017Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC)’s financial position has received a lot of attention in recent weeks. Farmers are asking: what will happen with the surplus? 

The CGC’s main source of revenue is a fee collected on exports, designed to cover approximately 90% of the Commission’s expenses. But as of March 31st, 2016, the CGC’s... (read more)

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