National Farmers Union Congratulates New Manitoba Premier-Elect Kinew
Premier-Elect Wab Kinew Manitoba NDP 878 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3G 0P1 Via e-mail: Dear Premier-Elect Kinew: The National Farmers Union (NFU) sends our congratulations to you and your Read more
Federal Election 2021: Ag Platforms of the Major Parties
The following is an overview of party platforms pertaining to agriculture, as of August 31, 2021, for the four largest national parties (in alphabetical order). Conservative Party The Conservatives have Read more
Questions for 2019 Federal Election Candidates
NFU Questions for 2019 Federal Election Candidates - Agriculture and Farming into the Future Read more
New Farmers Need New Government
There isn’t much talk about agriculture and the farm succession crisis this election. The political calculation seems to be that agriculture is a rural issue and rural issues don’t matter because they don’t swing votes. The assumption being that urban voters, who make up the majority, don’t understand or don’t care much about agriculture. Read more
Election 2015 – Talking About Agriculture
During this federal election campaign, voters have the opportunity to speak with local federal election candidates about agriculture, farming and food. The National Farmers Union advocates on key policy issues from the perspective of family farmers. Our positions are put forward by grassroots members and adopted through a democratic process of debate and voting at national conventions. The following short summaries of critical issues are resources for your conversations with candidates.For more detailed information, and information on additional topics, please see the rest of our website.The easiest way to do this is by typing your keyword into the “search” tool in the top right-hand corner of the screen. Read more