The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is congratulating CN and CP on January’s record volume of grain and grain product movement. Chair Daryl Fransoo says our international customers depend upon reliable grain delivery to move our products from the local terminal to port, which is done almost exclusively by rail.
Western Canadian Wheat Growers applaud the railways for record January grain shipments but worry about the impact from the current frigid weather. Wheat Growers chair Daryl Fransoo says bitterly cold weather in the past has slowed grain shipments and he fears a repeat this month.
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 […]
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association (WCWGA) was not pleased with what was presented in the federal government’s Fall Economic Statement 2020. The group says that agriculture and specifically grain farmers were expecting to be at least acknowledged as leading the economic recovery from COVID-19.
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association remains dedicated to the values of free trade, open markets, and the entrepreneurial spirit that opened up the Canadian prairie decades ago. Unfortunately, our federal government has forgotten the important role that agriculture plays in our food security.
CALGARY, AB: Today the Western Canadian Wheat Growers released an open op-ed entitled: Grain Farmers – The Federal Government’s Forgotten Sector. The op-ed speaks to the challenges that grain farmers are currently facing, both before and during the COVID-19 crisis. Topics include carbon tax, environment, international trade, business risk management, crop insurance, transportation and broadband. […]
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is joining others in the agriculture sector in acknowledging the work and effort of those involved in the trucking industry for the work they do especially during COVID 19. Stephen Vandervalk is the Alberta Vice President for the Wheat Growers and says truckers are key to keeping our supply […]
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers has also thrown its support behind short- and long-haul drivers. It said many facilities are denying drivers access to bathroom facilities. “All Canadians are relying on these modern-day heroes to move the food and products that we need in our hospitals, grocery stores and fuel stations,” said Alberta director Stephen […]