Archive for February 2019

UofG internship pilot program seeks agri-food employers

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Are you an employer in the Food and Agriculture sector? Become an industry partner with the University of Guelph! The Flexible Internship Program is an innovative pilot program, which is comprised of an upper-year university credit course designed to teach job relevant skills and an internship with an industry partner. Visit the UofG website for…

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New video: An essential workforce

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We have just published our eighth video in our awareness campaign in celebration of international farm workers. View video Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube Video description An apple grower from B.C. talks about how important his workers are to him. He has developed a real bond with them because they live close to each other and…

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Government announces $50.3 million in funding to address emerging agricultural issues and capitalize on opportunities

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On February 12, 2019 Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay announced the new Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP), an investment of $50.3 million over five years. CASPP is a $10 million per year program of non-repayable contribution funding. The program succeeds the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program that ended in March 2019. Funding available…

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