Policy Initiatives

Alberta Wheat Commission Submission

AWC provided conditional support to the Agricultural Growth Act. Our conditional support included the following:

  1. Farmers maintain the ability to use farm-saved seed
  2. Federal government funding of pre-breeding and genetic research is maintained 
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UPOV 91/Bill C-18

The federal government has been working toward passing the Agricultural Growth Act (Bill C-18), which will pave the way for enhanced international competitiveness of Canadian grains through improved access to innovative traits and varieties for farmers

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