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Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2013-2014
Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2013-2014

<strongCORRECTIONS </strongto Resolutions"Variety Registration for Roundup Ready Alfalfa<span"</span<strongTHEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED </strong<spanthat the NFU contact CFIA and the federal Minister of Agriculture to ask them to cancel registration and halt any further registration of all genetically modified alfalfa varieties.</span<strongBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED </strong<spanthat the NFU encourage NFU locals, regions and members to take similar action.

Bill C-18, A Corporate Agribusiness Promotion Act
Bill C-18, A Corporate Agribusiness Promotion Act

Bill C-18, the “Agricultural Growth Act” omnibus bill, amending several federal agricultural laws, was introduced in Parliament on December 9, 2013. If passed, it will give multi-national agri-business much more money, power and control while increasing farmers’ costs and reducing farmers’ autonomy and Canadian sovereignty. The NFU has identified key points based on its detailed analysis.