On February 12, 2019 Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay announced the new Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP), an investment of $50.3 million over five years. CASPP is a $10 million per year program of non-repayable contribution funding. The program succeeds the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program that ended in March 2019. Funding available…Read More
We have just published our seventh video in our awareness campaign in celebration of international farm workers. View video Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube Video description These women are incredible. The sacrifices they make – travelling away from their families just to be able to offer them a better life – takes so much strength, courage…Read More
Without international farm workers, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.
"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