Canadian Canola Growers Association

Stay of Default Extends Repayment Deadline for 2018-19 Cash Advances

August 15, 2019CCGA Release

​​​​​​​​​​​Earlier today, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced a Stay of Default for the 2018-19 Advance Payments Program (APP) affecting farmers with cash advances on grains, oilseeds and pulse crops. The Stay extends the current repayment deadline of September 30, 2019, to March 31, 2020, for cash advances issued by Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) and eight other APP administrators. 

"International grain trade issues have impacted marketing plans, and we've heard from many farmers asking for additional time to repay their advance," says Rick White, Chief Executive Officer of CCGA. "There are fewer marketing options for selling and ... (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​Earlier today, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced a Stay of Default for the 2018-19 Advance Payments Program (APP) affecting farmers with cash advances on grains, oilseeds and pulse crops. The Stay extends the current repayment deadline of September 30, 2019, to March 31, 2020, for cash advances issued by... (read more)

Canadian Farmers Need Immediate Action on BRM Programs

June 25, 2019AgGrowth Coalition Release

​​​​​​​Ottawa, ON – Canada’s AgGrowth Coalition and its members are calling on the Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers to begin implementation of a four-point plan for immediate action on national Business Risk Management (BRM) programs that will be more beneficial to farmers from across Canada than legacy programs that are... (read more)