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Tour leader Esteban Macías describes crop protection practices at Grupo U facility.
Tour leader Esteban Macías describes crop protection practices at Grupo U facility. Photo: Caleigh Irwin

CHC participates in NAFTA Technical Working Group on Pesticides

November 15, 2017

CHC recently participated in a meeting of the NAFTA Technical Working Group on Pesticides, which took place in Guanajuato, Mexico. During two days of intensive meetings, delegates from the three NAFTA countries, Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, discussed priority issues: harmonization of maximum residue limits (MRLs), minor use programs, environmental issues (pollinators), and tri-lateral trade.…

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Workshop participants
Produce growers and industry representatives from all over Canada participated in a workshop to prepare for meetings with over 50 parliamentarians.

Canadian produce industry urges parliamentarians to consider important trade and health issues

November 15, 2017

On November 7 and 8, industry leaders representing the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) met with over 50 Parliamentarians and civil servants in Ottawa to discuss key issues currently affecting the Canadian fresh fruit and vegetable sector. Notably, CPMA and CHC representatives addressed the need for continued free and…

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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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