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John MacDonald, (R) receives the Doug Connery Award from outgoing president, Alvin Keenan.

Awards presented at CHC 2018 AGM Banquet

March 21, 2018

A changing of the guard was a central theme at the recent Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) annual general meeting. Held in Ottawa from March 13-15, the meeting attracted 150 delegates to review and debate policy – and to honour those for outstanding service to horticulture. Rebecca Lee, CHC Executive Eirector, gave an Honourary Life Membership…

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Update – NAFTA Round 7 – Mexico City

March 9, 2018

CHC was on the ground in Mexico City for the agricultural portion of Round 7, from February 24-27. NAFTA Highlights Negotiators closed the sanitary and phytosanitary chapter, good regulatory practices chapter, and publication and administration chapter, as well as the chemicals annex, and the proprietary food formulas annex. These are in addition to three others…

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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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