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Agriculture should be plank of party platforms: CFA

Three main policy areas political parties need to address

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is calling on political candidates across Canada to show their support in the upcoming federal election for Canada’s farmers and the food system Canadians rely on each day. Canada’s farmers and farm organizations will be reaching out to candidates across the country — in-person meetings, mail-outs, and local events.

Farmers To Celebrate Food Freedom Day

Canadian farm groups will celebrate Food Freedom Day Sat. , Feb. 12, marking the calendar date by which the average Canadian will have earned enough to pay the entire year’s grocery bill. “Canadian farmers are proud of their role in providing high-quality food produced to top-level food safety, environmental, and animal-welfare standards,” said CFA president