Canadian grain farmers call on government to stand up for free trade
July 20th marks one year since Italy’s COOL decree caused the loss of Canada’s largest durum market
OTTAWA AND WINNIPEG (July 19, 2018) – July 20th marks the one-year anniversary of Italy’s protectionist country of origin labelling (COOL) regulations on pasta. Following a year of loss, Canada’s grain industry continues to call on the federal Government to launch a World Trade Organization (WTO) challenge to Italy’s COOL provisions.
Winnipeg, Tuesday, June 26th, 2018– Cereals Canada welcomes the resumption of wheat and flour trade with South Korea. Thank you to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) for the strong technical work that has allowed for this re-opening.
WINNIPEG, Friday, June 22, 2018 – Cereals Canada and the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) are pleased to announce that Sask Wheat is the newest member of Cereals Canada.
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.
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