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

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SGS Canada no longer offering CanadaGAP audits after June 30, 2019

March 28, 2019

Program participants who currently use SGS Canada as the certification body for their CanadaGAP audits and self-assessment reviews must choose a new certification body as soon as possible. Acting quickly will ensure that your upcoming audit or self-assessment review can be completed at the appropriate time and prevent interruptions to your certification cycle. No further…

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Canadian Organic Standards 2020 Review

March 21, 2019

The Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Committee on Organic Agriculture, or “Technical Committee” (TC) met in Ottawa, March 19-21, 2019 as part of its regular 5-year, cyclical review of the Canadian Organic Standards (COS). CHC continues to participate in several Task Force and Working Groups, organized by the Organic Federation of Canada (OFC), which have…

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


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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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