NFU encourages land donations for Community Land Trusts
Canada is facing a farmland crisis. If left unaddressed, it will only worsen as farmer demographics shift drastically over the next decade. The need to address barriers to access for Read more
Union Farmer Newsletter: February 2023
In this issue: Advocating for farmland protection in Ontario Towards a National Agricultural Labour Strategy that works for Farmers and Farm Workers Public transit should not stop at the city Read more
Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau re President of the CFIA
Upon learning that the President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency retired effective January 20, 2022, the NFU sent the following letter to Prime Minister Trudeau. Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Read more
Letter – Protect the Duffins Rouge Agricultural Preserve
On January 10, 2022 the NFU’s National President and NFU Ontario President sent the following letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, calling on the federal government to transfer ownership of Read more
Trinational Letter
Trinational communiqué of peasant organizations, farmers, environmentalists, unions, churches, social activists, academics and journalists from our three countries The transnational corporations and business organizations that benefit from GM corn and Read more
NFU calls for full and permanent status for all migrants!
The National Farmers Union (NFU) stands in solidarity with migrants living, working, and studying in Canada on this International Migrants Day.  Over the past year, the NFU has reiterated and Read more
NFU’s Darrin Qualman named to Sustainable Agriculture Strategy Advisory Committee
Saskatoon, SK— Monday, December 12th the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the launch of consultations to develop a Sustainable Agriculture Strategy (SAS) in collaboration with a Read more
Statement on ISDS and climate
Civil society organisations are calling on governments to remove the threat that ISDS (investor state dispute settlement) poses to the climate. The following statement outlines our primary concerns and demands. Read more
Get big or get out the track hoe
How agricultural policy drives farmland drainage by Cathy Holtslander, Director of Research and Policy The National Farmers Union is a direct-membership organization made up of Canadian farm families who share Read more
CGC’s Improved Grain Grading Dispute Resolution Process Helps Farmers, Says NFU
Hanley, SK – The National Farmers Union (NFU) is pleased with the changes to the Canadian Grain Commission’s grain grading dispute resolution service formerly called “Subject to Inspector’s Grade and Dockage” Read more