News Releases

24
Jun
2019

WINNIPEG – At it’s Annual General Meeting on June 21, 2019, the Canadian International Grains Institute’s Board of Directors, elected new members. Trent Rude (Viterra Inc.), was elected as Chair, replacing Kevin Bender (Alberta Wheat Commission) whose term ended. Drew Baker (Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association) was elected as Vice-Chair, and Hannah Konschuh (Alberta … continue reading →

09
May
2019

Kevin Bender, the Chair of the Board of Directors of Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) is pleased to announce that Dean Dias will assume the role of interim CEO of Cigi. Dias will take over from JoAnne Buth who is retiring on May 24, 2019. Dias holds a Diploma in Software Engineering from Cambrian College … continue reading →

13
Mar
2019

WINNIPEG – The Canadian International Grains Institute is receiving $6.2 million in funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s AgriMarketing program.  The announcement was made today at Cigi by the Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. Over the next three years Cigi will use this funding to demonstrate Canadian wheat quality to international markets, … continue reading →

10
Jul
2017

The Canadian International Grains Institute marks its 50th International Grain Industry Program starting July 9 when 22 customers from 14 countries arrive in Winnipeg for two weeks of technical demonstrations, industry sessions and tours focused on Canadian wheat. “For the 50th time, Cigi’s International Grain Industry Program is welcoming key Canadian wheat customers from around … continue reading →

04
Jul
2017

Three provincial wheat commissions and seven grain companies/handlers become core funders, new board will oversee Cigi’s future direction WINNIPEG – The Canadian International Grains Institute is pleased to announce its new board of directors, signalling the beginning of a new funding model and board structure for the organization. Comprising five representatives from the provincial wheat … continue reading →