The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Alberta Barley today announced that they are moving forward with a shared management structure, providing added value and cost savings to the province’s wheat and barley farmers.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is concerned that grain transportation in Canada is being put at risk with the failure to pass Bill C-49, The Transportation Modernization Act, prior to Christmas. The delay in Senate approval of the legislation until the New Year could mean serious repercussions for farmers since they ultimately bear…
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) will be welcoming new farmers to the Board of Directors and Regional Representative positions in the New Year. Following a call for nominations for two Directors and three Regional Representatives in both Regions 2 and 4, the following positions have been filled by acclamation.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased to see that the Transportation Modernization Act (Bill C-49) has passed third reading in the House of Commons. The legislation marks a milestone for the agriculture industry, paving the way for mechanisms that will result in a more efficient and accountable rail transportation system that meets…
The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC), a federal not-for-profit corporation that will facilitate long-term investments aimed at improving profitability and competitiveness for Canadian wheat farmers, has elected its first executive from its Board of Directors.
Alberta Barley is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Steve as interim general manager effective immediately. Steve currently serves as general manager of the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and will continue in this role as well.
With Steve now leading both commissions, the boards of AWC and Alberta Barley have approved a…
In response to the government’s proposed tax changes rolled out by Finance Minister Bill Morneau in July, the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) has been working to ensure the government is fully aware of the negative impact these changes could have for the family farm.