federal election

One Stop Shop For Election Issues Affecting Grain Farmers

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association has put together a one stop shop for Federal election issues affecting grain farmers. Back in September, the farmer-run advocacy organization sent five questions to each of the registered parties on topics they thought would be of interest to prairie grain producers. The policy questions cover industry priorities such [...]

Listen: Comparing federal political party ag policy

With this challenging and stressful fall, many producers haven’t had a lot of time to focus on the federal election campaign. One farm group has gathered the ag policy platforms of political parties into one convenient location. Alice McFarlane with Ag Access talked to Western Canadian Wheat Growers Executive Director Dave Quist about the five policy questions [...]

Wheat Growers Congratulate Liberals on Election Win

CALGARY, AB: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association congratulates the Liberal Party of Canada on winning the federal election. “We look forward to working with the Liberals in advancing the interests of prairie farmers,” said Levi Wood, President of the Wheat Growers.“The Liberal election platform contains several positive elements for Canadian agriculture.” The Wheat Growers […]