Ottawa, April 21, 2021 – On behalf of Canada’s fruit and vegetable growers, the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) applauds the federal government’s commitment to COVID recovery and maintaining environmental goals for our country. However, we are disappointed at the allocation of funding for agriculture in Monday’s Budget 2021 announcement, as it fails to adequately recognize…Read More
As part of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH), the North American Plant Protection Organization’s (NAPPO) is hosting the “Plant Health Knows No Borders” illumination initiative today and tomorrow. This initiative will see a number of North American landmarks shine green, which includes the iconic Niagara Falls! You can join the movement tonight and…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