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delegates of 51st annual SAWP review meeting
Delegates of 51st Annual Review Meeting of the Canadian/Caribbean Seasonal Agricultural Workers’ Programme (SAWP).

CHC represents employers at annual SAWP review in Barbados

December 1, 2017

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) was recently in Barbados for the 2017 Annual Review Meeting of the Canadian/Caribbean Seasonal Agricultural Workers’ Programme (SAWP). According to Murray Porteous, Chair of CHC’s Labour Committee, it was the “most congenial and positive meeting we’ve had in at least 6 years. Everyone was very happy with the outcomes.” SAWP…

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Government announces Canadian Agricultural Partnership priorities

November 30, 2017

Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, recently announced the priorities of the $1 billion federal investment under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, which is set to launch on April 1, 2018. According to the announcement, the government is focused on growing trade and expanding markets, innovative and sustainable growth, and supporting a diverse, dynamic,…

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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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