Canadian Canola Growers Association

Dave Carey to Join CCGA as Vice-President of Government & Industry Relations

December 5, 2019CCGA Release

​​​​​Winnipeg, MB — Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) is pleased to welcome Dave Carey as the Association's new Vice‑President of Government & Industry Relations, beginning in early 2020.

"Dave brings a strong background in strategic leadership and government and industry relations to this new role at CCGA," says Rick White, Chief Executive Officer at CCGA. "We're excited he will be joining our team early in the new year. His experience working with various levels of government and collaborating with stakeholders across the agriculture sector will be an asset in serving Canada's canola farmers."

Carey comes to CCGA after working in Canada's seed industry for more than seven years. He has held the position of Executive Director at the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) since 2017 and previously worked in roles involving government affairs, stakeholder relations, and policy at CSTA. Carey also spent time working on Parliament Hill as staff for several Members of Parliament.

Carey holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Political Science from Brock University and a Masters Certificate from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

In his new role, Carey will be responsible for managing relationships with government and industry stakeholders as well as advocating on issues, programs and policies that enhance the success of Canadian canola farmers. Carey's position will be based in CCGA's Ottawa office.

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​​​​​Winnipeg, MB — Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) is pleased to welcome Dave Carey as the Association's new Vice‑President of Government & Industry Relations, beginning in early 2020.

"Dave brings a strong background in strategic leadership and government and industry relations to this new role at CCGA," says Rick White, Chief Executive Officer at CCGA. "We're excited he will be joining our team early in the new year. His experience working with various levels of government and collaborating with stakeholders across the agriculture sector will be an asset in serving Canada's canola farmers."

Carey comes to CCGA after working in Canada's seed industry for more than seven years. He has held the position of Executive Director at the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) since 2017 and previously worked in roles involving government affairs, stakeholder relations, and policy at CSTA. Carey also spent time working on Parliament Hill as staff for several Members of Parliament.

Carey holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Political Science from Brock University and a Masters Certificate from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

In his new role, Carey will be responsible for managing relationships with government and industry stakeholders as well as advocating on issues, programs and policies that enhance the success of Canadian canola farmers. Carey's position will be based in CCGA's Ottawa office.

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Canadian Canola Growers Association Receives Two Prominent Employer Awards

December 4, 2019CCGA Release
​​Winnipeg, MB — A foundation of personal engagement and teamwork, powered by a shared vision and a commitment to serving farmers, h​as resulted in Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) recei​​ving two prominent employer honours in 2019, including Aon Best Employers and Manitoba's Top Employers awards.

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