The National Farmers Union is organized regionally. Each Region holds an annual convention where regional officers are elected and resolutions brought forward by members of the region are debated. Resolutions that are passed at the regional level are then debated and voted on at the annual National Convention. One board member from each region serves as the Regional Coordinator. Region 6 comprises the province of Saskatchewan.

Region 6 Updates

Letters
Over the past several months, Agriculture Canada and the grain companies, in concert with the current senior staff of the CGC, have been re-writing the Canada Grain Act, mostly behind closed doors . Grain company foxes are advising on how to guard the producers’ hen house.
Media Release
“The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruling that the federal government has the jurisdiction to enact legislation to control greenhouse gas emissions is a small but important step on the journey to sustainability,” said Stewart Wells, NFU 2nd Vice President.
Media Release
Click here to read the NFU's affidavit - The NFU’s intervention in support of federal jurisdiction over greenhouse gas pollution pricing is not an endorsement of the current federal government’s measures. Rather, the NFU recognizes that a national framework needs to be created through the principles of co-operative federalism, and this requires federal leadership and enforcement powers.
Media Release
In April 2018 the government of Saskatchewan decided to challenge the federal government’s jurisdiction in regard to climate action measures, arguing its Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act reaches beyond federal powers. To date, the governments of Ontario and New Brunswick are intervening in support of Saskatchewan while the government of BC is supporting the federal
Opinion
After 5 years of the loss of the Canadian Wheat Board, farmers have turned back the clock 100 years.
Opinion
US-based lobby groups want to change the Canada Grains Act to allow American grain access to our wheat grading system, or get rid of the grading system altogether. Both options help the multinational grain companies and harm farmers.

Region 6 Elected Representatives

Board Members

Dixie Green

Dixie Green

Glenn Tait

Glenn Tait

Regional Coordinator
Rachelle Ternier
Women’s Advisory Committee representative
Anne Hill

Anne Hill

Youth Advisory Committee representative
International Program Committee representative
Lyle Orchard

Lyle Orchard