Time for Canadian Government to Engage on China Trade

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers demands that the Federal Government stands up for farmers on the China trade file. In the past crop year farmers have lost access to the Italian durum market as well as the pulse market in India. Now China has cut off Canadian canola exports and in the past […]

Western Canadian Wheat Growers Call for True Free Market Action

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers calls upon the federal government to take immediate and forceful action on two free market issues impacting all Canadians. The recent exposure of the bread cartel taking advantage of all Canadian consumers and exploiting the financially disadvantaged is shocking. Wheat growers work hard bringing some of the best wheat […]

NAFTA Letter to American, Canadian and Mexican Government Officials

CALGARY, AB: Dear President Trump, Prime Minister Trudeau, President Pena Nieto, Ambassador Lighthizer, Minister Freeland, and Minister Guajardo, The undersigned organizations represent the wheat supply chain of the United States, Canada and Mexico. We understand the need to modernize the decades old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to better reflect new trade needs that […]

Wheat Growers call for Action on Cross-Border Wheat Trade

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association are concerned with respect to the open wheat market and cross-border trade with the United States, and we call on the Government of Canada to take action to harmonize regulations and ensure the free flow of wheat between Canada and the United States. A United States Senator moved […]

Wheat Growers Strongly Support Trade Deal with Europe

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is very pleased to see a trade agreement in principle struck with the European Union that has the potential to greatly expand market opportunities for the Western Canadian grain and livestock sector. “This deal is hugely important for western Canadian grain farmers,” says Levi Wood, President of the Wheat Growers. […]