Alberta Bulletin

Alberta Bulletin

Leaders wanted to represent Alberta canola growers

The Alberta Canola Producers Commission is seeking four canola growers to serve as directors on the board of directors for a three-year term. This year, directors are needed in regions 2, 5, 8 and 11.

Alberta Canola divides Alberta into 12 regions, with each region electing a producer director to represent the canola growers within that region. The Board of Directors meets quarterly and is guided in decision making by five committees comprised of board members: Research, Governance and Finance, Grower Relations and Extension, Government and Industry Affairs and Market Development.

Who can become a Director?

Anyone who has paid a service charge on canola to Alberta Canola since August 1, 2015 is an eligible producer and can stand as a director. Eligible producers can be individuals or represent a corporation, partnership or organization. In order to be nominated, eligible producers must grow canola within the defined region but do not have to reside within it.

For detailed descriptions of the regions, more information or to make a nomination please visit or call the office at 780-454-0844.

Powering Your Profits tour

Get the knowledge you need to be more profitable at one of our 12 Powering Your Profits Tour stops across Alberta this November. Topics will include agronomy, marketing, and business management.

Find an event closest to you and save the date.

November 14

November 15

November 16

November 21

November 22
Medicine Hat

November 23
Grande Prairie

Powering Your Profits




Farewell and thank you to Simone Demers-Collins

Simone Demers-Collins

After nearly 30 years of working for canola growers in Alberta and Canada, Simone Demers-Collins has retired. In promoting the canola industry, Simone is an educator at heart and worked from small towns in Alberta to global stages around the world. From schoolchildren to red seal chefs, Simone has worked with thousands spreading information about our agricultural industry and her passion for it.

Thank you, Simone, for your love of our industry and all you have done for it. Best wishes for your future.

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Canola Digest - September 2017