Manitoba is Aboard the “No Carbon Tax” Train

Calgary, AB — (October 4, 2018): The Western Canadian Wheat Growers is pleased that one more province has rejected the proposed federal carbon tax. Manitoba has listened to its citizens across the province and opposed federal interference. “The Wheat Growers Association has argued for years that a tax on food production will hurt farmers, take away from our narrow margins, and cost…

Wheat Growers Congratulate New SK Minister of Agriculture – Hon. David Marit

Calgary, AB — (August 16, 2018): The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association congratulates the Hon. David Marit upon his appointment as the Minister of Agriculture for Saskatchewan. “The Wheat Growers has a long history of working closely with the past Ministers of Agriculture in Saskatchewan and we look forward to working with Minister Marit in the future. The issues of carbon…

Federal Government Needs to Ratify the CPTPP

Calgary, AB — (July 30, 2018): 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 export…

Congratulations to Devin Dreeshen, MLA

Calgary, AB — (July 20, 2018): The Board of Directors of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is pleased to congratulate Devin Dreeshen upon his election as a MLA for the Alberta riding of Innisfail – Sylvan Lake. Devin has been on the Wheat Growers Board of Directors since 2016. “Devin will be missed by the Board, however, he will be a great representative for his…