News Release

Wheat Growers Supports the CN/Kansas City Southern Rail Merger

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers are pleased to support the proposed merger of the Canadian National and Kansas City Southern Class 1 rail lines. The seamless movement of raw and finished goods throughout North America will benefit the Canadian, US and Mexican economies. Canadian companies that import or export materials or finished goods […]

2021 Federal Budget Not Based on Reality for Grain Farmers

CALGARY, AB: In analyzing the 2021 Federal budget, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers see little that will benefit grain farmers. Agriculture has been a strong contributor to Canada’s economy during COVID-19 and should be supported accordingly. Grain farmers have been early adopters of the latest technology that maximizes production and minimizes costs, but the 2021 […]

Wheat Growers Support Saskatchewan 2021 Budget

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers is supportive of the 2021 Saskatchewan budget and the funding that it provides to the agriculture industry across the province. “Today’s provincial budget provides the appropriate levels of support for the agriculture industry, especially during a pandemic. No new tax increases and no decrease in the budget, ensures […]

Wheat Growers Disappointed in Supreme Court Ruling on Carbon Tax

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers expressed their strong disappointment in the ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada upholding the constitutionality of the carbon tax. “The Liberal federal government’s plans to reduce greenhouse gases through taxation is ill conceived. They are placing a huge financial burden on family farms. With the ongoing increases […]

Wheat Growers Supports the CP/Kansas City Southern Rail Merger

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers are pleased to support the merger of the Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Class 1 rail lines. Providing rail coverage from coast to coast in Canada, the US and Mexico will benefit the seamless movement of raw resources and finished goods throughout North America. “The CP/KCS rail […]

2021 Winter Grain Movement

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers offers congratulations to both CN Rail and CP for the record volume of grain and grain products moved in January 2021. “Our international customers depend upon reliable grain delivery to move our products from the local terminal to port, almost exclusively by rail. Winter months have been a […]