A private–public coalition of 34 diverse partners is pushing for the creation of Canada’s first agri-food sustainability index. To that end, it has released the Business Case for Establishing the National Index on Agri-Food Performance. Sustainability has been a growing concern within foodservice, food manufacturing, and related industries for some years, but the conversation keeps on […]
A total of $26.6 million in funding for the Canadian agri-food sector has been announced since June.
Ontario has recognized five organizations and/or individuals who are leading the way in the provincial agri-foods sector this year.
The Ontario government is expanding its Risk Management Program, which benefits the province’s farmers, a year earlier than planned by $50 million.
The addition of $15M into Ontario’s Agri-food Workplace Protection Program more than triples the previous investment by provincial and federal governments.
In its new 2020 report the Ontario government is highlighting local food businesses, individuals, and organizations making an impact during COVID-19.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced on April 4, 2020, a new web portal aimed at connecting workers with employers looking to fill positions in the agri-food sector, which continues to face unprecedented impacts due to COVID-19. This new tool, Ontario.ca/AgFoodJobs, will help match workers with essential jobs and training resources throughout […]
Press Release The 15th edition of the international food and beverage trade show (SIAL Canada) and the equipment and technology section (SET Canada) took place from May 2-4 at Montreal’s Palais des Congrès, and have once again established themselves as the not-to-be-missed events for the Canada’s agri-food industry. With 1,068 exhibitors and brands from 51 countries […]