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House Government Bill
41st Parliament, 1st Session
June 2, 2011 - September 13, 2013
Text of the Bill
C-18
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An Act to reorganize the Canadian Wheat Board and to make consequential and related amendments to certain Acts
Short Title
Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act
Statute of Canada
2011, c. 25
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2011-12-15)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Change at the CWB : who’s right, legally speaking? [Bill C-18]. Wilson, Barry. Western producer, 89:14, November 3, 2011
  • Customer opinion mixed on CWB change. [Bill C-18]. Pratt, Sean. Western producer, 89:6, October 27, 2011
  • CWB lobby targets Senate [Bill C-18]. Wilson, Barry. Western producer, 89:14, November 24, 2011
  • CWB on track for final OK [Bill C-18]. Wilson, Barry. Western producer, 89:14, November 24, 2011
  • Farm meetings mired down in opposing views about CWB [Bill C-18]. White, Ed. Western producer, 89:4, November 3, 2011
  • Federal Court ruling on Canadian Wheat Board shakes up Parliament [Bill C-18]. Wilson,Barry. Western producer, 89:10, December 15, 2011
  • Future of Canada's Arctic port questioned in post CWB industry [Bill C-18]. Cross, Brian. Western producer , 89:21, November 10, 2011
  • Grain firms in wait and see mode [Bill C-18]. Pratt, Sean. Western producer, 89:4, November 17, 2011
  • Jailed anti-CWB protestors reunite [Bill C-18]. Glen, Barb. Western producer, 89:78, November 3, 2011
  • Les conséquences négatives des offices de commercialisation agricole [ressource électronique]. Dumais, Mario. Institut économique de Montréal, Les cahiers de recherche, 1 fichier PDF (36 p.), sept. 2012
  • Monopoly for foreign sales viable option [Bill C-18]. Fulton, Murray. Western producer, 89:11, November 24, 2011
  • Ritz faces rough day in court; how it unfolded [Bill C-18]. Arnason,Robert. Western producer, 89:5, December 15, 2011
  • Rule of law must apply in changing wheat board [Bill C-18]. Western producer, 89:10, December 15, 2011
  • Supply managed systems pulled into wheat board debate [Bill C-18]. Wilson, Barry. Western producer, 89:74, November 3, 2011
  • Technical details ironed out before CWB turns private [Bill C-18]. Western producer, 89:14, November 3, 2011
  • The negative consequences of agricultural marketing boards [electronic resource]. Dumais, Mario. Montreal Economic Institute Research Paper, 1 PDF file (32 p.), September 2012
  • Think-tank predicts bright future after single desk ends [Bill C-18]. Wilson, Barry. Western producer, 89:4, November 10, 2011
  • Tories push through contentious bill. [Bill C-18]. Wilson, Barry. Western producer, 89:5, October 27, 2011
  • Wild day marks wheat board monopoly’s end in House of Commons [Bill C-18]. Wilson, Barry. Western producer, 89:10, December 1, 2011
Party Press Releases
  • Conservatives putting prairie families at risk: Turmel (NDP)
  • Delivering marketing freedom for farmers (Conservative Party)
  • Harper not above the law.... Not on Wheat Board or Global Climate Law (Green Party)
  • Loss of Wheat Board will kill Family Grain Farms (Green Party)
  • Upholding Grain Farmers’ Freedom (Conservative Party)
  • Wheat Board vote kills stability for farmers: Turmel (NDP)
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