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Call-to-action to make a new sustainability index a reality for Canada’s agri-food sector

June 10, 2021

Ottawa: June 9, 2021: Momentum is building to establish Canada’s first agri-food sustainability index. A private-public coalition of thirty-four diverse partners has released the Business Case for Establishing the National Index on Agri-Food Performance to affirm Canada’s agri-food leadership in a more demanding food world. There is a global race to reduce environmental impacts, meet…

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We need your help on an urgent matter!

April 22, 2021

Dear CHC Members, Over the past several years, we have been working with industry partners to establish a “deemed trust,” which means financial protection for fresh produce growers and sellers at a federal level. Some of you may know of this as PACA (Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act). As you know, growing, harvesting, packing, and marketing…

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International farm workers campaign

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"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

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