Archive for March 2019

NEWS RELEASE: CANADIAN HORTICULTURAL COUNCIL PREMIERES NEW DOCUMENTARY TO HONOUR INTERNATIONAL FARM WORKERS ‘Heartbeat – A Celebration of International Farm Workers’ Features Both Workers and Farm Owners in a Story About How They Work Together to Bring Fresh Produce to Canadians Documentary Producer Michael Hicks (Right) and Farmer Murray Porteous of Lingwood Farms (second from left)…

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The Government of Canada invests to advance Canadian horticulture

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Brian Gilroy, CHC President, and Minister MacAulay. Photo: AAFC

Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, on behalf of Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food was at the Canadian Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting to announce a federal investment of up to $11.5 million to the Horticulture Cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The cluster, led by the…

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CHC welcomes Minister Bibeau and thanks Minister MacAulay for his support of Canada’s horticultural sector

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Marie-Claude Bibeau. Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 4.0

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) congratulates Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau on her recent appointment as Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. CHC looks forward to working with the Minister and her staff on issues of great importance to Canadian fruit and vegetable growers, including crop protection, access to labour, business risk management, taxation, international trade, the…

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