Issues impacting our sector

Learn about the issues impacting Canada's fruit and vegetable sector and the changes we are advocating for.

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2018 Annual General Meeting

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Latest news

CHC continues to advocate for growers’ main trade issues as CPTPP deal is reached

February 7, 2018

In January, Canada, along with ten other remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership concluded discussions on a new Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Next steps include signing and ratifying the trade deal, which is estimated could take approximately 12-18 months. The new CPTPP deal is “great news for Canadian farmers and processors,”…

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Government Support of Canada’s Organic Sector

February 2, 2018

On January 26, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced support for the growth of Canada’s organic sector. Specifically, the Government of Canada will provide the Canadian General Standards Board the necessary funds to cover costs associated with the 2020 Canadian Organic Standards (COS) review. In late 2017, CHC submitted a letter of…

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Resources

Fresh Thinking magazine

Our free bilingual print publication features high-level industry perspectives and useful tips for growers. Subscribe today!

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HortShorts monthly newsletter

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"BC Blueberry growers are extremely thankful for the hard work and support of CHC and everyone that was involved in this push for the BC Blueberry industry.

The government was very receptive to moving the start and end dates for the emergency registration and we were able to cover the majority of our season."

Jason Smith, Chair, BC Blueberry Council

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