Canadian Canola Growers Association

Farmers: Your voice is needed on plant breeding innovation

April 15, 2021Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​​​​Share your support during the Health Canada consultation


​​Right now, ​​Canada's farmers have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the future of agriculture innovation. Our country has long been a leader in crop innovation — take canola, for example — but our current regulations around plant breeding innovations lag behind countries like Japan, Australia, and the U.S. The future competitiveness and sustainability of our grain farms relies on a regulatory system that supports new plant breeding techniques, like gene editing.

You can help advance plant breeding innovation in Canada by taking one minute to share your voice with the Government of CanadaGo to... (read more)


​​​​​​​​​​​​Share your support during the Health Canada consultation


​​Right now, ​​Canada's farmers have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the future of agriculture innovation. Our country has long been a leader in crop innovation — take canola, for example — but our current regulations around plant breeding innovations lag behind... (read more)


Time for Change: Reviewing the Canada Grain Act

January 28, 2021Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​It has been over 40 years since the Canada Grain Act was last opened for review and updated. In fact, the canola processing sector did not even exist when the Act was last overhauled. The way we farm has changed and so has the way we market and handle grain. Updates to the Act are essential to reflect the changes of the last... (read more)