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Ontario safeguards jobs and health of migrant workers as testing scales up in Windsor-Essex

The province launched a three-point plan to scale up COVID-19 testing among migrant workers and help the rest of Windsor-Essex move into stage 2.

Manitoba announces $4.2M rebate for province’s first large-scale greenhouse

The Manitoba government will provide a rebate of up to $4.2 million to a Vermillion Growers’ commercial greenhouse development in the Parkland region.

Targeted COVID-19 testing among migrant workers lead to spike in Ontario cases

A single farm in Windsor-Essex, Ont. was the site of some 175 cases of COVID-19. This follows targeted testing of farm workers over the weekend.
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