Wheat Growers welcome new investment by GrainsConnect

More competition in western Canada great news for prairie farmers SASKATOON, SK—(December 14, 2015):Today, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association congratulated GrainsConnect Canada Operations Inc. on its exciting announcement to create a new fully integrated supply chain for Canadian farmers, including the construction of several new elevators in Alberta and Saskatchewan.…

Wheat Growers respond to fast-tracking of Bill 6 in Alberta

FORT MACLEOD, AB and ACME, AB—(December 10, 2015): Today, Wheat Growers Alberta Directors Stephen Vandervalk (Vice President, Alberta; grain farmer near Fort Macleod) and Matt Sawyer (Secretary-Treasurer; grain farmer and rancher near Acme) released the following statement responding to the fast-tracking of Bill 6 through the Legislature without real consultations of Alberta farmers and…

Wheat Growers call on Premier Notley to halt controversial Bill 6

Alberta wheat growers ask for study of Bill and real consultation with farmers FORT MACLEOD, AB and ACME, AB—(November 30, 2015):The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association today called on Premier Notley and the Government of Alberta to halt the rapid movement of Bill 6 through the Legislature, and send it to committee for study and real consultation with Alberta farmers. “Alberta…