Media Coverage

2017

Dec 21, 2017
What Loblaw’s price-fixing is signaling about the future for Canadian farmers. by Emery Huszka   According to the news, Canadians can look forward to a $25 Loblaw's gift card in response to George Weston Ltd. and Loblaw Companies Ltd.’s admissions to participating in an...

2016

Jun 28, 2016
PDF Version     June 28, 2016   Hon. Lawrence MacAulay Minister of Agriculture and AgriFood House of Commons Ottawa, ON   S1A 0A6   Email: lawrence.macaulay@parl.gc.ca   Dear Minister MacAulay:   As you prepare for the annual conference of Federal, Provincial...
Jun 23, 2016
PDF Version   June 23, 2016 Canada Post Review CP 2200 Matane, QC, G4W 0K8        Email: TPSGC.ExamendeSPC-CPCReview.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca                         Dear Task...

2014

Dec 19, 2014
(December 19, 2014) - The federal government has issued a call for proposals to transfer and possibly sell off Agriculture Canada cereal crop research and plant breeding germplasm related to the devastating plant disease fusarium.   "The National Farmers Union is deeply distressed by the...
Jul 9, 2014
(JULY 9, 2014, DENFIELD, ON) – The National Farmers Union in Ontario welcomes Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Hon. Jeff Leal’s recent announcement that Ontario intends to bring in measures to move away from the widespread, prophylactic use of neonicotinoid-based...
Feb 4, 2014
(February 4, 2014, Victoria, BC)—The National Farmers Union (NFU) calls on the BC government to maintain the independent, quasi-judicial mandate of the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) as administrator of the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) so that scarce farmland will continue to be...