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Soy Canada shares progress at Annual General Meeting and confirms leadership

June 23, 2022
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Ottawa – Soy Canada has confirmed that Jason McNaughton will continue as chairperson following its eighth Annual General Meeting that was held in Winnipeg and online this week. The meeting provided an opportunity to review progress made in the past year on the industry’s goals, as well as a window into what’s ahead for the Canadian soybean industry. “I’m honoured…

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Soy Canada’s 8th Annual General Meeting

June 2, 2022
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Interested in knowing more about how the soy value chain is working together through Soy Canada? Please join us on June 20th at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba from 11:00 to 1:00 CST for a look back at the past year for the soybean industry. The meeting will also be available online for those who cannot join us…

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Amidst Growing Food Supply and Price Concerns, Canadian Food Producers and Suppliers Call on Canadian Government to Make Food Security and Increasing Food Supply a Major Policy Focus

May 31, 2022
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Ottawa, ON, May 31, 2022 – Yesterday, Canadian food producers and suppliers (see Appendix A: Signatories to the Letter) delivered a letter to the Prime Minister and Cabinet, calling on the Federal Government to unleash Canada’s great potential for producing sustainable, affordable food for Canadians and the world.     With the war in Ukraine, ongoing challenges from COVID, global supply chain…

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Soy Canada connects with international customers to promote soybean industry

March 7, 2022
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March 7, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Japanese and Southeast Asian food companies, buyers and importers of soybeans learned about Canada’s soybean value chain in a series of two virtual seminars last week. Hosted by Soy Canada, these virtual trade missions were live-streamed in local time for these important Asian customers on March 1 and 4, 2022. “We’re always looking…

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Soy Canada presents on container challenges to the House of Commons agriculture committee

March 3, 2022
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March 3, 2022 – Ottawa, ON – Effective transportation corridors are the lifeblood of our soybean industry, and we’re pleased the Committee is studying the important role for government in enabling our products to get to market. Right now, your study is very timely because our inability to have competitive container service for our exports is making our sector uncompetitive.…

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Statement From the Coalition to Fix the Container Crunch

December 14, 2021
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December 14, 2021 – Ottawa, ON – Today, a cross-commodity coalition to fix the container crunch issued the following statement: Canada’s rising cost of living and doing business is directly linked to the challenges being faced by our shipper industries. For months, groups representing Canada’s containerized shipper industries have called on the federal government to treat this issue seriously by…

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Mackellar joins Soy Canada as new market development manager

October 19, 2021
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Ottawa – Soy Canada is pleased to announce that Nicole Mackellar has joined the organization as the market development manager. She will be spearheading the organization’s efforts to support Canada’s world leading food grade soybean exports, promoting the value and quality of Canada’s soybeans in our key export markets. Mackellar brings with her an extensive background in agriculture with a…

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Soy Canada elects new Chair and recognizes industry contributions

June 24, 2021
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Ottawa – A new Soy Canada chairperson has been elected following the organization’s seventh annual general meeting (AGM) with participation from across Canada. In addition to normal business, key individuals who’ve made significant contributions to the soybean sector and Canadian agriculture were also recognized. Jason McNaughton was elected as chair of the board. “I congratulate Jason on being elected as…

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Join Soy Canada’s 7th Annual General Meeting

June 10, 2021
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Interested in knowing more about how the soy value chain is working together through Soy Canada? Please join us on June 22nd at 10-11:30 eastern for a look back at the past year for the soybean industry and the role Soy Canada has played. We’ll be recognizing people who have made a major difference and be we’ll looking forward to…

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Soy Canada issues letter on concerns over ongoing Port of Montreal negotiations

March 26, 2021
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Soy Canada has issued a letter that was addressed to the Minister of Labour in which the Chair of Soy Canada expresses the concerns of the Canadian soybean sector pertaining to the repercussions of the indefinite and injurious labour disputes that are continuing at the Port of Montreal. Individual copies were forwarded to the Prime Minister, Minister of Agriculture and…

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