Half a dozen national farm organizations and their members are raising concerns about unintended consequences from the federal government’s Underused Housing Tax (UHT) that took effect last year. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture, Canadian Cattle Association, National Cattle Feeders Association, Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada, Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, and Canadian Canola… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this “Tuesdays with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, Kelvin Heppner talks with Keith Currie, president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture on the importance of passing Bill C-234. We will also hear from Dwayne Summach of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, about heifer gains from canola meal,… Read More

Farm groups are urging members of the Senate to avoid stalling on Bill C-234, with limited time left on the calendar before Parliament’s summer break. The proposed legislation, which was approved by the House of Commons earlier this year, would remove the federal carbon tax from propane and natural gas used for grain drying, barn… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by Errol Anderson, president at ProMarket Wire Communications, to discuss the highs and lows of the current commodity markets, and Keith Currie with Canadian Federation of Agriculture, on their new program. Plus, don’t miss our spotlight… Read More

Within hours of Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, introducing the 2023-24 federal budget, comments in support of or criticism against the government’s proposed budget began to roll in. Livestock groups, including the Canadian Cattle Association and Dairy Farmers of Canada, are welcoming the government’s commitment to establishing a Foot-and-Mouth (FMD) disease… Read More

Agriculture is an industry engrained across Canada and there are many similarities to the needs of Canadian farmers and farmers from other countries. Newly-acclaimed president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), Keith Currie, discusses what the CFA’s current priorities are and how international collaboration has influenced the work he is doing on behalf of… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio, recorded live at the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) annual general meeting, brought to you by RBC. Shaun Haney first chats with the outgoing CFA President, Mary Robinson. He is then joined by John Stackhouse, senior vice-president of RBC, Francis Bilodeau, associate deputy minister… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show we will hear from four political party leaders from the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s annual general meeting in Ottawa: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre NDP leader Jagmeet Singh; and Green Party leader Elizabeth May. Plus, don’t miss the… Read More

The executive of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) has been acclaimed for 2023. Keith Currie, from Ontario, will serve as president, replacing Mary Robinson, who stepped down from the role as president after four years. Todd Lewis, past president of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) was acclaimed 1st vice-, and president Pierre… Read More

 

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