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Mexico to hold off on sending temporary workers to Canada over coronavirus deaths

Mexico has paused sending any more temporary foreign workers to Canada going to farms that are not in compliance with the COVID-19 protocols. B.C. will not be affected because the provincial government is the body that enforces the two-week isolation period.

Government’s surplus food rescue program now accepting applications

Program applications are now open until July 15. The program is designed to address urgent, high volume, highly perishable surplus products falling under horticulture, meat and fish and seafood.

Research reveals ability to expand Ontario’s $2.2 billion fruit and vegetable sector

The report finds that Ontario can boost local production in the Greenbelt region, contributing to the local economy and relying less on imported fruits and vegetables.
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Improving access to organic inputs in Canada

In Canada, there is no central resource for brand-name inputs that are approved for organic production and this causes confusion among producers. To add to this confusion, the organic industry observed differences between the inputs approved by various certifying bodies, leading to inconsistency in the enforcement of the Canadian Organic Standards. » Read more...
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Organic Standards review: What matters to fruit and vegetable growers?

The Canadian Organic Standards are updated every five years. Read about the proposed changes that affect fruit and vegetable producers from parallel production during organic transition to whether or not 100 per cent artificial light constitutes as organic. » Read more...
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