Lt.-Gen. Romeo Dallaire and Clara Hughes to speak at GrowCanada conference

December 1, 2015, Calgary, AB – Lt.-Gen. the Hon. Roméo Dallaire (Ret’d) and six-time Olympic medalist Clara Hughes will be highlight speakers at the GrowCanada conference, the premier agriculture event of the year. Over the course of the two-day conference, various speakers will explore the theme Agriculture Beyond Borders – how Canadian agriculture continues to […]

CropLife Canada supports Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

CropLife Canada is pleased that the negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have been successfully concluded, and believes that this historic trade agreement will have a very positive impact on the future growth and success of Canada’s plant sciences sector. “Canadian agriculture depends on access to global markets,” said Dennis Prouse, Vice President, Government Affairs […]

Neonic regulations come with a $660 million price tag for Ontarians

Ottawa, ON – May 11, 2015 – Ontario farmers will not be the only ones who will be impacted by a ban on neonics, a study by RIAS Inc., an Ottawa-based leader in regulatory impact analysis, shows. “Ontario citizens are already saddled with hundreds of billions of dollars of debt and a $10.5 billion deficit. […]

CropLife Canada statement re: proposed regulations on neonics in Ontario

CropLife Canada is disappointed by the Ontario government’s actions and believes that they are setting a dangerous precedent by allowing special interest groups with no knowledge of agriculture to drive public policy. “While the government calls this an aspirational target, we call it a ban,” says Ted Menzies, president and CEO of the trade association. […]