NEWS RELEASE: CANADIAN HORTICULTURAL COUNCIL PREMIERES NEW DOCUMENTARY TO HONOUR INTERNATIONAL FARM WORKERS ‘Heartbeat – A Celebration of International Farm Workers’ Features Both Workers and Farm Owners in a Story About How They Work Together to Bring Fresh Produce to Canadians Documentary Producer Michael Hicks (Right) and Farmer Murray Porteous of Lingwood Farms (second from left)…Read More
Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, on behalf of Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food was at the Canadian Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting to announce a federal investment of up to $11.5 million to the Horticulture Cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The cluster, led by the…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