Benefits of membership

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  • Members are well represented on many key government and industry committees.
  • Our Annual General Meeting provides an outstanding opportunity to contribute to national policy objectives, set the focus and direction for advocacy priorities in Ottawa, and network with industry and government representatives from across the country.
  • Members are kept up to date on recent developments through our newsletter, HortShorts, available electronically, as well as via fax, as well as Member Notes, which provide timely and topical news of interest.
  • Our website offers “Members Only” access to valuable tools such as updates on developments in key areas of concern, such as plant health, safety nets, regulatory changes, trade issues, on-farm food safety, and others.

To apply for membership, call us at 613-226-4880 or email

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