Canadian Canola Growers Association

Election 2021: Growing Canadian Prosperity with Canola

August 18, 2021Hub Article

​​​​​​​It's been a tough growing season for canola farmers with extreme heat and lack of moisture across the Prairies. Canadian canola farmers are resilient and with the right tools and policies they can continue growing prosperity for their farms, and their communities, for years to come.

Canola has grown to be a strong contributor to Canada's economy:​​

  • Canada's most widely seeded crop.
  • The #1 source of farm revenue from crops for over a decade, earning $10.2 billion in farm cash receipts in 2020.
  • Annually provides $29.9 billion to the Canadian economy and supports 207,000 Canadian jobs.
  • $11.9 billion in exports in 2020.

Canadian Canola Growers Association has identified five priorities for ... (read more)

​​​​​​​It's been a tough growing season for canola farmers with extreme heat and lack of moisture across the Prairies. Canadian canola farmers are resilient and with the right tools and policies they can continue growing prosperity for their farms, and their communities, for years to come.

Canola has grown to be a strong contributor to Canada's... (read more)

Speaking Out for Canola Farmers in Ottawa

August 4, 2021Hub Article

​​​​​​For the past 18 months, pandemic-related policy discussions have absorbed much of the federal government's attention. As the country shifts to focus on economic recovery in the years ahead, agriculture has a critical place in those conversations as a key driver of economic growth and employment.

CCGA's Ottawa-based Government Relations (GR)... (read more)