Submission to the Federal Competition Bureau regarding the proposed takeover of Better Beef Ltd. by Cargill
Submission to the Federal Competition Bureau regarding the proposed takeover of Better Beef Ltd. by Cargill

The National Farmers Union strongly recommends that the Competition Bureau block the proposed takeover of Better Beef by Cargill.

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Submission by the National Farmers Union to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food
Submission by the National Farmers Union to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food

The NFU recommends that Bill C-27 be rejected, and that the Government of Canada retain independence with respect to establishing food safety standards and trade protocols.

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Report and recommendations of the National Farmers Union to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on its Consultations
Report and recommendations of the National Farmers Union to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on its Consultations
Regarding proposed amendments to the Plant Breeders' Rights Act to bring existing legislation into conformity with the 1991 UPOV Convention

The National Farmers Union looks forward to fruitful, multi-party consultations with the federal government and CFIA on ways to best fund Canada’s plant variety development systems and ways to best restore prosperity to the families that produce Canada’s food.

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Submission by the National Farmers Union Region 6 (Saskatchewan) On Selected Rural and Agricultural Issues to the Government of Saskatchewan
Submission by the National Farmers Union Region 6 (Saskatchewan) On Selected Rural and Agricultural Issues to the Government of Saskatchewan

In Saskatchewan, our members have been raising crops and livestock for years. This is one of the richest agricultural regions of the country, but the wealth that is produced in rural communities is siphoned off, through unequal market relations, to the benefit of others.

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Public Consultations on Conserving Our Water: A Water Conservation Plan for Saskatchewan
Public Consultations on Conserving Our Water: A Water Conservation Plan for Saskatchewan

Water conservation is not a new issue for residents of rural Saskatchewan. Farm families know all too well that good quality, abundant, clean water is not something to be taken for granted.

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Solving the Farm Crisis: A Sixteen-Point Plan for Canadian Farm and Food Security
Solving the Farm Crisis: A Sixteen-Point Plan for Canadian Farm and Food Security

...The preceding list of Programs is long and detailed and, even at that, not exhaustive. If we accomplish these goals, farmers will enjoy dramatically-increased net incomes and Canada will enjoy prosperous rural areas and improved and more sustainable economic performance.

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National Farmers Union Policy on Genetically Modified (GM) Foods
National Farmers Union Policy on Genetically Modified (GM) Foods

Download the PDF Version The believes that all Canadians—farmers and non-farmers alike—must engage in an informed debate on the genetic modification of food. Citizens must examine genetically modified (GM) food

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National Farmers Union Policy on Sustainable Agriculture
National Farmers Union Policy on Sustainable Agriculture

Preamble strives for a system of food production, processing, and distribution that is, in all stages, economically viable, socially just, and ecologically sound. The current system does not meet these

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