The numbers might be a few years old, but a recent Statistics Canada report confirms the significant economic contributions made by our agriculture and food industry. Statistics Canada data released last month reports on economic numbers from 2015, but it demonstrates the importance of the overall agricultural industry to the…
The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) is pleased to announce that the Species at Risk Partnerships on Agricultural Lands (SARPAL) is back for 2019 and 2020.
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced nearly $2.5 million in federal funding for the purchase and installation of advanced apple processing technologies to enable Ocean Crisp Apple Company Inc. to increase capacity and improve efficiency.
The Ontario government is investing $1.8 million to support projects aimed at developing new environmental technologies, practices, and on-farm solutions, and foster efficiency and competitiveness in the agri-food sector.
Canada Organic Trade Association’s latest report shows continued growth of Prairie organic acreage and operations in 2018. 
Three new 360° virtual reality tours of an apple orchard and both a free range and free run egg farm have been added to the website, thanks to partnerships with Burnbrae Farms Ltd. and CropLife Canada.
The Government of Canada continues to invest in the agriculture and agri-food industry to create good middle-class jobs and ensure the sector punches above its weight in a competitive global market.
Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) recently became the first national trade association to endorse the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s vision for a New Plastics Economy, moving Canada toward a future of zero plastic waste.
HKW, a middle-market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented companies, recently announced that its portfolio company, Fresh Direct Produce, Ltd., has acquired Emperor Specialty Foods. 
Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, were at Wilfred MacMillan & Sons’ farm today to announce new support for Island potato growers under…
BASF will launch an enhanced RetailConnect distribution model for its Agricultural Solutions portfolio, which will work directly with independent retailers across Western Canada. The introduction of a direct-to-retail distribution model follows the acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer nearly one year ago.
Initial findings of the provincial government's review on modernizing and enhancing the Ontario Food Terminal show the advantages of its location in South Etobicoke.
Farms and ranches operate differently than other employers in Alberta. The previous government’s Bill 6 was passed with limited public input and in the face of strong opposition from farmers. This government will repeal Bill 6 and introduce the Farm Freedom and Safety Act after a period of extensive consultation.
Since 2009, all foods produced and sold in Canada that carry the Canada Organic logo have been certified to the Canadian Organic Standards.
Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, along with Yukon Member of Parliament Larry Bagnell, visited the Yukon Government Research Farm to highlight the five-year, $15 million Northern Isolated Community Initiatives Fund, an important part of the recently launched Food Policy for Canada.
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