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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2019 Annual General Meeting - Halifax

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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: Women as valuable team members

January 31, 2019

We have just published our seventh video in our awareness campaign in celebration of international farm workers. View video Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube Video description These women are incredible. The sacrifices they make – travelling away from their families just to be able to offer them a better life – takes so much strength, courage…

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Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, delivers remarks at Fall Harvest 2018, hosted by CHC and the CPMA.

CHC applauds the government for recognizing the importance of fruits and vegetables in new Canada Food Guide

January 25, 2019

As the voice of Canada’s fruit and vegetable growers, we are extremely pleased that the new Canada Food Guide now provides such a clear message to Canadians: half your plate should be fruit and vegetables. A balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables is a cornerstone of good health and an important line of defense…

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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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