Canadian Canola Growers Association

What does The Barton Report mean for agriculture?

May 2, 2017Hub Editorial

​​​​​​​​​​​​​There's lots of buzz around something called "The Barton Report", and for good reason. It speaks to unleashing the potential of key sectors and points to agriculture and food as one of them. This kind of attention is a bonus for agriculture — and now we need to take advantage of it.

What is The Barton Report?

The Barton Report is actually the short name for a comprehensive set of recommendations from the federal government's Advisory Council on Economic Growth. The Advisory Council was set up by Finance Minister Bill Morneau with a goal to come up with "bold ideas that will significantly improve Canada's economic growth trajectory". Its chair is Dominic... (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​There's lots of buzz around something called "The Barton Report", and for good reason. It speaks to unleashing the potential of key sectors and points to agriculture and food as one of them. This kind of attention is a bonus for agriculture — and now we need to take advantage of it.

What is The Barton Report?

The Barton Report ... (read more)

Deferred cash purchase tickets and your farm

April 19, 2017Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​Would a change to the use of deferred cash purchase tickets significantly impact your farm? 

The recent federal budget announcement launched consultations on the use of deferred cash purchase tickets. This includes hearing from stakeholders on their “ongoing utility” in the post-CWB marketing environment, and possible transitional... (read more)

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