Canadian Canola Growers Association

Canola Biofuels — Growing Low Carbon Solutions

April 25, 2019Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Increasing the Canadian biodiesel mandate from 2% to 5% would be a win-win-win scenario, with benefits for the environment, farmers, and the economy.

Canadian canola is a high-quality biodiesel feedstock used in Canada, the United States and the European Union. Together, these three regions use approximately 1.5 million tonnes of Canadian canola in renewable diesel annually.

In Canada, the Renewable Fuels Regulation currently mandates that renewable diesel make up 2% of the total diesel supply. An increase to the federal mandate from 2% to 5% would:

  1. decrease the environmental footprint from heavy-duty diesel vehicles — ​offer immediate greenhouse gas (GHG)... (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Increasing the Canadian biodiesel mandate from 2% to 5% would be a win-win-win scenario, with benefits for the environment, farmers, and the economy.

Canadian canola is a high-quality biodiesel feedstock used in Canada, the United States and the European Union. Together, these three regions use approximately 1.5 million tonnes of ... (read more)

China Trade Update

April 10, 2019Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​A resumption of canola seed trade to China is a top priority for Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA). We are actively communicating farmers' concerns and working with the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) to advocate for a science-based resolution.

During the first 10 days of April, representatives of CCGA were in Ottawa to express... (read more)