|MSS 175, TC
107, PC 172
Title: Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association fonds
Physical description: 1.6 m of textual material, 58 audio
tapes, 12 video tapes
Administrative history/biographical sketch: The Western
Canadian Wheat Growers Association is a non-profit, voluntary farm
organization founded in 1970 as Palliser Triangle Wheat Growers
Association. The first president of the Association was Wally Nelson.
The Association helps individual wheat farmers to represent their
interest to government and other sectors of the agriculture. The
association head office is in Regina. Revision of the Association
name to Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association happened in 1985.
The president of the Associaiton at that time was George Fletcher.
The Board of Directors is elected at the annual conventions. WCWGA
is active and strives for establishement of the flexible system
for individual farmers to maximaze their profitablity. The Association
is entirely supported by member contributions.
Scope and content: The fonds constists WCWGA's Regina,
Winnipeg, and Calgary office records - minutes of the meetings;
financial records; convention records; newspaper clipping; WCWG
publications; video and audio tapes.
Source of supplied title: Title based upon contents of
Restrictions: Two folders have been designated confidential.
Accruals: No further accruals are expected.