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Canadian Grain Commission fee reductions point to flawed system that imposes high costs on farmers

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions applaud the Canadian Grain Commission’s (CGC) news of fee reductions effective August 1, 2021, but are concerned that Canadian farmers continue to be overcharged for the CGC’s…

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions call for redefinition of Canadian Grain Commission role to better serve farmers

As part of the Canada Grain Act review, the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions call for an end to mandatory outward weighing and inspection services by the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) that impose additional costs o…

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Alberta producers welcome the consensus on AgriStability proposal, long-term BRM solutions remain needed

Following today’s Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) meeting, 11 of Alberta’s producer organizations are pleased the Ministers of Agriculture have come to a consensus on part of the proposed changes to AgriStabilit…

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Team Alberta concerned of the economic sustainability of farming in response to Supreme Court ruling

Following this morning’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling affirming the constitutionality of the federal carbon tax, Team Alberta is calling on the Government of Alberta to take a leadership role in creating a …

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Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions launch shared website showcasing ‘Better Together’

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are pleased to announce the launch of albertawheatbarley.com– a new joint website for Alberta farmers to access timely information about the commissions and their programs. The …

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Alberta producer organizations encourage the Government of Alberta to accept the current AgriStability proposal

Following this morning’s statement by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau and the Honourable Jim Carr on the federal government’s proposed improvements to AgriStability, 11 of Alberta’s agriculture commodity and pro…

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