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Canada's 44th Parliament

On behalf of Canada’s fruit and vegetable growers, CHC would like to congratulate those who were elected to the 44th Parliament.

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International farm workers

Without international farm workers, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.

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Establishment of a Grocer Code of Conduct in Canada

July 20, 2021

July 20, 2021 –  Following last week’s Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) meeting of Canada’s Ministers of Agriculture, the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) expresses its support for the establishment of a Grocer Code of Conduct in Canada, which aims to bring greater fairness to food retail practices. The need for such a document was reaffirmed during last week’s…

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CHC believes all growers across Canada should have the same increased AgriStability compensation rate

July 6, 2021

CHC applauds the step Ontario has made towards increasing the compensation rate for AgriStability, following the proposal from the federal government to remove the Reference Margin Limit (RML) and increase the compensation rate from 70% to 80%. While the agreement earlier in 2021 to remove the RML was a considerable success for many Canadian farmers, increasing the compensation rate is…

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International farm workers campaign

Learn about the important people who come to Canada to work every year. Without them, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.

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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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