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Latest news

Grow the value-added food sector to capitalize on its untapped potential

July 18, 2019

Canada should expand the value-added food sector by improving regulations to allow for the expansion of international trade of processed food products, investing in innovation, and reducing the barriers to growth inside its borders, the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry said in its latest report, Made in Canada: Growing Canada’s Value-Added Food Sector. The…

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Canada and the United States Propose to Recognize Certain European Countries As Free From Citrus and Asian Longhorned Beetles

July 18, 2019

In response to a request from the European Commission, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) are proposing to recognize 22 European Union (EU) Member States as free from citrus longhorned beetle (CLHB) and Asian longhorned beetle (ALHB). Under this proposal,…

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International farm workers capaign

Learn about the important people who come to Canada to work every year. Without them, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.

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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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