Wheat, Canada Western Amber Durum (CWAD)

Order number 2021-14-2


  1. The Canadian Grain Commission (the “Commission”) has authority under section 16(1) of the Canada Grain Act (the “Act”) to establish, by regulation, grades and grade names for western and eastern grain.
  2. Grades and grade names established by the Commission for some grains, in the Canada Grain Regulations, provide for different classes which are, under section 2 of the Act, a variety or varieties of grain designated by order of the Commission.
  3. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), who is responsible for the registration and cancelation of varieties, including designating varieties to a region, has notified the Commission that it has registered the variety CDC Vanta. As a result, the Commission has designated this variety to be in the CWAD class.
  4. The decision in respect of this order was made at a meeting of quorum of the Commission on December 15, 2021. Two of three Commissioners constitutes a quorum of the Commission.

The Commission makes the following order:

  1. Commission Order No. 2021-14-1 - Wheat, Canada Western Amber Durum (CWAD) issued October 20, 2021 is revoked and replaced with this order.
  2. The Commission establishes the class Wheat, Canada Western Amber Durum (CWAD) and designates the varieties of wheat listed below to be in the CWAD class.
  • AAC Cabri
  • AAC Congress
  • AAC Current
  • AAC Donlow
  • AAC Durafield
  • AAC GoldNet
  • AAC Grainland
  • AAC Marchwell
  • AAC Raymore
  • AAC Schrader
  • AAC Spitfire
  • AAC Stronghold
  • AAC Succeed
  • AAC Weyburn
  • AC Avonlea
  • AC Melita
  • AC Morse
  • AC Navigator
  • Brigade
  • CDC Alloy
  • CDC Carbide
  • CDC Covert
  • CDC Credence
  • CDC Defy
  • CDC Desire
  • CDC Dynamic
  • CDC Flare
  • CDC Fortitude
  • CDC Precision
  • CDC Vanta
  • CDC Verona
  • CDC Vivid
  • Commander
  • Enterprise
  • Eurostar
  • Kyle
  • Napoleon
  • Strongfield
  • Transcend
  • Wakooma
  • Wascana

This order comes into effect on the later of the crop year commencing August 1, 2021 or the signing date, and is in effect until July 31, 2022, unless revoked earlier.

Doug Chorney
Chief Commissioner

Patty Rosher
Assistant Chief Commissioner

Lonny McKague

Signed on: December 15, 2021

In accordance with Section 28 of the Canada Grain Act, varieties not designated by the Canadian Grain Commission to a specific class or varieties which are not a registered variety under the Seeds Act will only be eligible for the lowest grade for that kind of grain.

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