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…

Congratulations to Honourable Gerry Ritz for Induction to Canadian Ag Hall of Fame

Calgary, AB — (July 6, 2018): The Western Canadian Wheat Growers would like to offer their congratulations to the Hon. Gerry Ritz upon his induction into the Canadian Ag Hall of Fame. “Gerry is a fellow farmer and former politician who understands the agricultural issues personally and nationally. The Wheat Growers enjoyed working with him throughout his 20-year political…

A Call for True Free and Fair Trade

Calgary, AB — (July 5, 2018): For over two years, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers (WCWG) have worked with the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and US Wheat Associates (USWA) and have called for equality in Canadian grain grading. Canadian wheat moving south across the border receives the appropriate grading and pricing. American grain moving north is only graded as…