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Job Posting: Administrative Assistant

Manitoba Canola Growers Association is looking to fill the position of Administrative Assistant, who, under the direction of the Finance & Office Manager, will primarily be responsible to maintain the ACCESS database by entering reports and generating mailing lists, and/or edit various forms of correspondence. This position will manage and administer inbound and outbound mail.  The Administrative

Merger Talks: Why Canola is Not at the Table

May 3, 2017 – Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) along with all the other commodity groups in Manitoba have been discussing ways to collaborate for the past three years.  As a board, MCGA has thoughtfully considered being part of a potential merger. At this time, the decision is not to participate in the current memorandum

Seeking Applications for Executive Director

Job Posting – Executive Director

The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), based in Winnipeg, is a provincial commodity association representing approximately 8,500 farmers who grow and market canola and its products.  Our mission is to maximize net income for canola farmers through sustainable production, with a strategic focus on research, market development, and member relations. Currently we are seeking an:

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Launches Canola: A Canadian Story of Innovation at the Canola Council of Canada’s Annual Convention

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Release March 7, 2017 – The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, along with several partners in the canola industry, is proud to announce that Canola: A Story of Canadian Innovation travelling display opened today at “Good As Gold,” the annual Convention of the Canola Council of Canada (CCC). Canola: A

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Announces New Initiative on Canola

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Press Release OTTAWA, Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, along with several partners in the canola industry, is proud to announce the launch of a new exhibition that will highlight the science and innovation behind canola in time for canola’s 50th anniversary in 2017. Canola: A

The Canola Council of Canada applauds recent steps towards settling trade dispute with China

August 31, 2016 – Winnipeg – China’s Premier Li Keqiang and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have announced that Canadian canola can continue to be exported to China under the current regulatory regime while officials work to finalize a long-term solution to blackleg concerns in the days and weeks ahead. “This is a significant step

Canola Performance Trials Online Survey Results

Canola Performance Trials (CPT) Online Survey results are now available. View the CPT Survey Results here. Close to 400 responses were collected in the survey. The CPT Online Survey was conducted to determine the value of the program to growers.  

Canola Council Advises Against Using Quinclorac in 2016

January 11, 2016 – The Canola Council of Canada is continuing to advise against use of quinclorac on canola because of ongoing questions about residue limits in one of our largest export markets. Until these questions are resolved, growers should use other options to control cleavers on their farms. More information about herbicide and agronomic solutions

2015 Election Results – Press Release

Manitoba Canola Growers Association 2015 Election of Directors For immediate release   Thursday December 17, 2015 Winnipeg, MB The results of the 2015 Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) Election of Directors were announced today by Returning Officer, Réjean Vermette with Avenue 4 Communications. Six candidates were running for four positions. The successful candidates are as follows:

Resolution Deadlines and Guidelines

2016 Resolutions that were passed at our Annual General Meeting: 1) Whereas the new Federal Government has signed the Paris Accord on the climate AND Whereas carbon taxes on inputs could be an outcome of the Paris Accord AND Whereas there has been no discussion with regards to carbon which is sequestered by agriculture nor compensation