Day: March 7, 2018

Grain Farmers Benefit with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers are pleased that the CPTPP Agreement will be signed in Chile on March 8, 2018. “The expansion of an international trade market is in grain growers best interest,” stated Levi Wood, President. The CPTPP will open up countries for agricultural trade that previously Canada had limited access to. Specifically this [...]

Wheat Growers Applauds Federal Ministers and CN for Seeking Solutions

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association supports the letter from the Hon. Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and the Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food calling for immediate grain transportation solutions. In addition, we acknowledge the decisive steps taken by the CN Rail Board for acknowledging the current problems and taking [...]