The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA)’s National Agriculture Leaders debate hit the airwaves at 7 pm E Thursday night for 90 minutes of lively banter between the four participants: NDP: Alistair MacGregor, Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford CPC: Dave Epp, MP for Chatham-Kent—Leamington BQ: Yves Perron, Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, MP… Read More

As the federal election gears up, political parties are rolling out platforms — easily made promises that they hope appeal to enough voters to support their party’s rise to form the next government. Ultimately, governments are decided not by those who grow or process food, but by those who live in the most populous areas,… Read More

With just over a month of an election campaign, agriculture groups are being creative and using multiple platforms to get their message out on what they’d like to see as part of election platforms of the major political parties. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Grain Growers of Canada both promoted their wish lists… Read More

A recent poll of Canadians has two clear messages: most do not want an election any time soon, but, if there were an election today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would remain in power. “You can be somewhat dissatisfied with the incumbent, but you have to have an alternative that you feel better about, and right… Read More