Canadian Canola Growers Association

New Federal Budget Contains Elements of Special Interest to Canola Farmers

March 20, 2019CCGA Release

​​Winnipeg, MB — ​Yesterday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the 2019-20 federal government budget, which included several items of special interest to farmers. Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) welcomes the inclusion of some elements that respond to issues raised by the association, as well as others that will provide near or longer-term benefits for canola farmers, including:

  • a commitment to review the Canada Grain Act and the Canadian Grain Commission;
  • investment in expanded broadband service to rural Canada;
  • consultations on expanding the carbon fuel tax exemption to include fuel delivered at cardlock facilities;
  • support for a national agri-food branding... (read more)

​​Winnipeg, MB — ​Yesterday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the 2019-20 federal government budget, which included several items of special interest to farmers. Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) welcomes the inclusion of some elements that respond to issues raised by the association, as well as others that will provide near ... (read more)

CCGA Launches 2019 Cash Advance Program with Interest Rate Savings for Farmers and Expanded List of Organic Commodities

March 4, 2019CCGA Release

​​​​​​​​​Winnipeg, MB – Starting today, farmers wanting to get a jump start on their spring cash advance can submit their 2019 Advance Payments Program application form to Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA). New this year, farmers who take out an interest-bearing advance will benefit from a reduced interest rate below prime. CCGA has... (read more)