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October 31, 2018

Ontario government outlines plans for Bill 148

The government of Ontario is proposing to repeal amendments made by the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) that are causing employers the most concern.

Federal government pushes forward with carbon pricing

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau recently announced plans to have a federal pollution pricing system in place in Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan in 2019.

Farmers seek investments to adapt to proposed carbon pricing

Draft regulations concerning fuel costs and GHG emissions have addressed some of farmers' concerns, but gaps remain, and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture is keen to work with governments to develop new programs that will support the agriculture sector going forward.
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New documentary series shows how food finds its way to Canadians

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