June 14, 2018, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Cereals Canada assures customers of Canadian wheat that there is no commercial production of genetically modified wheat in Canada.
Implementing legislation for the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is now in Parliament. Canada has a chance to demonstrate much-needed leadership and cooperation on trade with like-minded global partners. It is imperative for Parliament to pass this legislation before its summer recess. This agreement will unlock valuable trade opportunities all while enhancing prospects for the growth and diversification of Canadian agriculture.
Cereals Canada is pleased to applaud the successful passing of Bill C-49 in both the House of Commons and Senate. C-49’s passing is integral to the future vitality of Canada’s cereals sector.
There is a common adage in agriculture “wheat is fourteen percent protein and eighty-six percent politics.” This was often applied in the era of debates over marketing, but it can still be fit today on many issues in agriculture. This is unfortunate and it comes at a cost.
Cereals Canada calls on all Members of Parliament and Senators to work together to quickly pass the amended version of C-49 into law.
Cereals Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization that brings a broad and diverse collaboration of partners from all sectors of the cereals value chain.
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