CPTPP

Federal Budget Fails Entrepreneurial Grain Farmers

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers put a failing grade on the 2019 Federal Budget announced yesterday. What little is contained in the budget for agriculture only fixes problems that the federal government has previously created. The new exclusion of the carbon tax on cardlock fuel should never have been necessary. Compensation for sectors […]

Don’t Forget Trade, Please

"As Washington whispers about collusion and Ottawa sinks into a scandal that will dominate the media for months pre-election, the economies of the United States and Canada continue to hum along. But I’m concerned they will face disruption if we fail to confront the turmoil that’s brewing in our trading partnership," begins Cherilyn's op-ed piece.

CPTPP Now Closer to Implementation

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers are pleased that Canada has given Royal Assent to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). As the fifth country to ratify the agreement, the CPTPP only needs one more partner country to ratify before it comes into force. Once the sixth country ratifies the agreement, […]

Federal Government Needs to Ratify the CPTPP

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers calls for the immediate ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. “The Canadian government has invested $3 Billion in agriculture in an effort to grow trade and expand markets, but has not yet taken the obvious step of ratifying the CPTPP in order to open […]

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 [...]