On December 8, the House of Commons Committee on Finance tabled its recommendations to the Minister of Finance for Budget 2018, which include several recommendations essential to our industry, from labour needs to a financial deemed PACA-like trust to more resources for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).…Read More
The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) would like to again thank our industry participants and sponsors for contributing to the success of our Fall Harvest 2017 meetings on the Hill. In early November, industry leaders met with over 50 parliamentarians and political staffers in Ottawa to discuss the new…Read More
"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