Canadian International Grains Institute

Organization

Vision

Globally recognized expert in milling and end-use functionality of Canadian grain.

Mission

Cigi’s mission is to be the trusted independent source for milling, quality and end-use functionality expertise for millers and end users of Canadian grain to increase market opportunities and end-user success.

Board of Directors

Cigi is governed by a board of directors representing the provincial wheat commissions and grain handlers/exporters.

June 28, 2019 – Statement by Cereals Canada and the Canadian International Grains Institute Amalgamation Discussions

Trent Rude
Chair
Viterra, Inc.
Drew Baker
Vice Chair
Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association
Hannah Konschuh
Secretary
Alberta Wheat Commission
Carsten Bredin
Director
Richardson International Ltd.
Joseph Christianson
Director
Cargill Canada
Bill Gehl
Director
Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Dean McQueen
Director
Viterra, Inc.
Laura Reiter
Director
Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Jean-Marc Ruest
Director
Richardson International Ltd.
Gary Stanford
Director
Alberta Wheat Commission

Staff

A multi-disciplinary Cigi staff team combine industry knowledge and experience with specialized training to offer a unique variety of capabilities and expertise. Click here for a list of staff.

Funders

Western Canadian Farmers
Alberta Wheat Commission
Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association
Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Grain Handlers/Exporters
Cargill Canada
Inland Terminal Association of Canada
Richardson International Ltd.
Viterra, Inc.
Government of Canada
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Project Partners
In addition to its core funders, Cigi also receives funding designated for specific projects from various industry sources.