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Who We Are

The Canada Grains Council is the national organization representing the interests of the Canadian grain, oilseed, pulse and special crop sectors. Our members represent the entire value chain, including Canadian growers, seed and life science companies, commodity associations, grain companies and public research institutions.

Formed in 1969 to co-ordinate efforts to increase the sale and use of Canadian grain in domestic and world markets, the Council has become the leading recognized forum of the grain industry, in Canada and around the world.

Board of Directors

Dean Dias

Director | Cereals Canada

Rick White

Director | Canadian Canola Growers Association

Greg Cherewyk

Vice-Chair | Pulse Canada

Tessa Ritter

Director | WGEA

Chris Davison

Director | Canola Council of Canada

Pierre Petelle

Chair | CropLife Canada

Scott Jespersen

Director | Alberta Grains

Brian Innes

Director | Soy Canada

Andre Harpe

Director | Grain Growers of Canada

Crosby Devitt

Director | Grain Farmers of Ontario

Karen Proud

Director | Fertilizer Canada

Our Staff

 


Erin Gowriluk
President, Canada Grains Council
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Mac Ross
Vice President, Trade Policy and Crop Protection, Canada Grains Council
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Krista Thomas
Vice President, Trade Policy and Seed Innovation, Canada Grains Council
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Sandra Filion
Vice-President, Communications and Stakeholder Relations, Canada Grains Council
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Our Current Members