Supply Management delivers for Canadians – both conventional and organic
The Toronto Star's recent investigative report comes to wrong and misleading conclusions that don’t do justice to the realities of conventional and organic milk, and certainly do not warrant top billing in the paper. Read more
NFU urges PM to stand firm in the protection of Canadian supply management
We understand that you are under enormous pressure to give up Canadian interests in the negotiations with the USA in order to reach a new NAFTA deal. President Trump is using highly unfair arguments, especially when he targets tariffs that protect Canadian supply management. Read more
2nd Letter to Auditor General re public expenditure on CWB privatization
In January 2018 the NFU wrote a letter to the Auditor General of Canada to request a public audit on post-2012 spending related to the Canadian Wheat Board. We recieved a response from him and have followed up with another letter, as follows. Read more
Farmers and fishers stand together for Pacific fisheries reform
Courtenay, BC— () stands in solidarity with British Columbia fishing communities and the Save our BC Fisheries Campaign. We call on the Canadian government to make urgently needed reforms to Pacific fisheries management and licensing policy. Currently, the Canadian government allows international investors and multinational companies to buy up fishing licenses and quota, driving out Read more
Without the CWB, farmers are losing millions of dollars every year
After 5 years of the loss of the Canadian Wheat Board, farmers have turned back the clock 100 years. Read more
Union Farmer Newsletter: May 2017
Cross border connections – farmers working together for better dairy policy • Proposed Safe Food for Canadians regulations at odds with food policy mandate • Innovation – Product or Knowledge? • Consultation on Cash Ticket Deferrals Read more
A system that leaves producers out by design
New Brunswick wild blueberry producers have faced one of the hardest seasons in history. Read more
Un système qui laisse les producteurs de côté à dessein
Les producteurs de bleuet sauvage du N.-B. ont fait face à une des plus difficiles saisons de leur histoire. Read more
NFU-NB disappointed with government inaction with regards to ongoing wild blueberry crisis
The National Farmers Union in New Brunswick condemns the Government of New Brunswick’s lack of interest and support of wild blueberry producers in the face of this year’s low prices and market access crisis. Read more
UNF-NB déçu de l’inaction du gouvernement concernant la crise des bleuets sauvages​ en cours
L’Union nationale des fermiers au Nouveau-Brunswick condamne le gouvernement du Nouveau-Brunswick pour son manque d’intérêt et de soutien aux producteurs de bleuets sauvages qui font face à des prix trop bas et à une crise d’accès au marché. Read more