Winnipeg, Manitoba — Today we celebrate Canada's birthday. We also celebrate an important day for Canadian agricultural trade, with the Canada‑United States‑Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), coming into force.
"Implementation of CUSMA is particularly important now. It deepens the trade relationship with our closest trading neighbours, providing market certainty during a time when protectionism is growing and farmers are facing market access barriers for their crops on multiple fronts," says Bernie McClean, Chair of Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA). "Since it was implemented 26 years ago, NAFTA has served canola... (read more)