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Windsor-Essex remains in Stage 2 amid COVID-19 outbreaks in ag sector

As the majority of Ontario progresses into Stage 3, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will remain in Stage 2 in response to ongoing agriculture workplace outbreaks.

More B.C. farmers get access to affordable, available farmland

After a funding push, the B.C. Land Matching Program has connected more than 70 farmers in British Columbia with landholders to keep 4,655 acres under agricultural production.

Ontario invests in rural development and regenerative agriculture

The Ontario Water Centre will receive $150,000 to support their program that provides experience to young people interested in pursuing careers in regenerative agriculture.
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Canadian government invests $58.6 million in Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The Canadian government committed an investment of $58.6 million into the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to increase supports for temporary foreign workers, reform the employer inspections program, and improve living and working conditions on farms. » Read more...
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Greenhouses not leaving worker safety to chance

From delivering groceries to arranging for a mobile banking unit to make onsite visits, these Ontario greenhouse operators are not leaving worker safety to chance. Operators have taken additional steps to safeguard workers from COVID-19 such as installing Plexiglass separators, reducing the amount of workers living onsite, and hosting fun nights to boost morale. » Read more...
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