Issues impacting our sector

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International farm workers

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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New video: Let’s celebrate international farm workers!

December 14, 2018

We have just published our fourth video in our awareness campaign in celebration of international farm workers. View video Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube Video description Sound on, volume up! If Canada has a heartbeat, that heartbeat is the Canadian farm. And the soul of that farm? Our international workers, helping Canadian farmers thrive for the…

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CHC with minister Petitpas Taylor
CHC met with Canada’s Minister of Health, the Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, to discuss Canada’s Food Guide and the need for more resources at the Pest Management Regulatory Agency. From left to right: Rebecca Lee, CHC Executive Director; the. Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health; Brian Gilroy, CHC President; Robyn McKee, CHC Policy Manager; and Caleigh Irwin, CHC Crop Protection Manager.

CHC and Canada’s Health Minister discuss key horticultural issues

December 14, 2018

CHC representatives recently sat down with the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health. to thank her for speaking at Fall Harvest 2018, and in order to discuss certain key issues currently impacting the horticultural sector. Items discussed The meeting focused on three advocacy priorities for CHC: Canada’s updated food guide needs to recognize the…

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Without international farm workers, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.


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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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