Registration - In-house Organization
Canadian Canola Growers Association / Rick White, General Manager
Version 23 of 24 (2019-08-07 to 2020-01-27)
- Economic Development
- Employment and Training
- Financial Institutions
- Intellectual Property
- Internal Trade
- International Trade
- Science and Technology
- Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Policies or Program, Regulation
- Agricultural Marketing Programs Act and regulations as it pertains to the Advance Payments Program.
- Canada Grains Act and Canada Grain Act Regulations as it relates to grain handling and transportation.
- Canada Transportation Act and regulations as it relates to the transportation of grain.
- Canadian Environmental Protection Act and regulations as it relates to agricultural pest control products.
- Canadian Food Inspection Act and regulations as it relates to canola production and trade.
- Income Tax Act and other financial regulations, policies or programs: To promote the fair treatment of farmers in any proposed changes to the Income Tax Act or other financial mechanism that may impact farmers financially.
- Patent Act and regulations as it pertains to intellectual property rights specific to seed technologies.
- Plant Breeders Rights Act and regulations as it relates to intellectual property rights.
- Seeds Act and regulations as it pertains to seed variety registrations.
Policies or Program
- Agricultural trade: multi and bi-lateral trade negotiations to maintain and expand opportunities for canola farmers through reduction in tariffs and non-tariff trade barriers.
- Economic Development and Trade Labour disruptions
- Environment: to advance the good management practices that are implemented on canola farms that contribute to environmental stewardship and to advance canola biodiesel as part of the solution for climate change.
- Next Policy Framework: ensure that business risk management programs and strategic initiatives are suitable for canola farmers.
- Transportation: to advocate for a fair and efficient railway transportation system that serves the needs of grain producers.
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Grass-roots communication
- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
- Canadian Grain Commission (CGC)
- Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)
- Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)
- Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- Health Canada (HC)
- House of Commons
- Infrastructure Canada (INFC)
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
- Justice Canada (JC)
- National Energy Board (NEB)
- National Research Council (NRC)
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
- Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
- Privy Council Office (PCO)
- Public Safety Canada (PS)
- Senate of Canada
- Transport Canada (TC)
- Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
The Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) is a national, nonprofit organization. Our mission is to influence national issues and policies to enhance the profitability of Canadian canola growers. CCGA represents all of the provincial canola grower organizations in Canada on national and international issues that affect canola growers.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
Rick White, General Manager
Organization's membership or classes of membershipMembers include the Ontario Canola Growers Association, Manitoba Canola Growers Association, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission, Saskatchewan Canola Growers Association, Alberta Canola Producers Commission, and the British Columbia Grain Producers Association.
Government fundingNo government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
400 - 1661 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3T7
Fax number: 204-788-0061
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- Jan Dyer, Director, Government Relations | No public offices held
- Cheryl Mayer, Director, Policy Development | No public offices held
- Gayle McLaughlin, Government Relations Assistant | Designated public offices held Footnote1
- Steve Pratte, Policy Analyst | No public offices held
- Catherine Scovil, Director, Government Relations | No public offices held
- Mark Walker, Manager, Policy Development | Designated public offices held
- Rick White, Chief Executive Officer | No public offices held
- Janelle Whitley, Policy Analyst | No public offices held
Footnote1 Exemption granted under the Lobbying Act