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

Canadian Horticultural Council and Canadian Produce Marketing Association Recognize NDP Commitment to Payment Protection for Produce Sellers

June 19, 2019

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) and Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recognize the commitment made on Sunday by NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to implement protection for growers selling to the U.S. and taking immediate steps to restore Canada’s preferential access under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA). “It is a very positive sign to see…

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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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Without international farm workers, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.

Resources

Fresh Thinking magazine

Our free bilingual print publication features high-level industry perspectives and useful tips for growers. Subscribe today!

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HortShorts monthly newsletter

Our monthly newsletter features a round-up of the latest CHC news. Subscribe today!

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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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