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COVID-19 border closure a problem for agriculture, temporary foreign workers

March 17, 2020  By CBC News

Canada’s agriculture industry is trying to find a way to get temporary foreign workers onto the country’s farms after the border was closed to foreign nationals Monday to slow the spread of COVID-19, says the executive director of the P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture.

Robert Godfrey said the federation is already in discussions with officials at Employment and Social Development Canada, and they have created an emergency committee to resolve the problem. | READ MORE

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