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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Projects and programs

Find out what research projects we are currently managing and what funding opportunities are available.

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Heartbeat Documentary Available

Get caught up on the Celebration of International Farm Workers documentary series

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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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Latest news

New Video: The Unshakable Bond

June 12, 2019

We have just published the latest video in our Heartbeat international farm workers awareness campaign: “The Unshakable Bond.”  The bond between farmers and international farm workers relies on a sense of mutual trust and respect. Together, they take the time to get to know one another on a level that goes beyond the farm field – they…

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Post-Market Pesticide Re-evaluation Review Stakeholder Engagement Sessions: What Was Heard Report

June 5, 2019

In the fall of 2018, the PMRA set out to meet with stakeholders across Canada to seek feedback on the current and future state of the re-evaluation program. As the workload of the PMRA’s re-evaluation program increases, the PMRA is introducing improvements and efficiencies in order to improve the programs overall sustainability. The report summarizes…

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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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