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FedNor invests over $950,000 to grow and diversify the agri-food sector in Algoma region

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario – FedNor Government of Canada support will help strengthen food supply chains for Canadians while also supporting critical sector development August 5, 2022 Strong food supply chains are necessary to meet the needs of Canadians everywhere. Accordingly, the agri-food sector represents a critical means of creating both […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 20227 Views

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Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry – Senate agriculture committee concludes hearings on B.C. floods study

June 23, 2022 Ottawa – The Senate Committee on Agricultural and Forestry has concluded hearings for its study on the impact of the devastating 2021 floods on British Columbia’s agriculture industry and the federal and provincial governments’ response to the crisis. In mid-November 2021, British Columbia’s Fraser Valley was hit by extreme flooding that lasted […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202218 Views

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Government of Canada invests in strengthening diversity in Canadian agriculture

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada May 31, 2022 Diversity and inclusion are integral to creating an economy that works for everyone. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of up to $734,806 to help five organizations increase the participation of under-represented groups in the Canadian agriculture and agri-food […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2022128 Views

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Look for the dome in Mississauga First Nation – My Espanola Now

May 26, 2022 A new feature is being constructed in Mississauga First Nation. Matthew Cada Junior has been hired as the Ashandiwin Greenhouse Manager overseeing the erection of a dome to be installed in the community. He says the dome will be constructed and will be available to grow produce year-round. Cada says produce will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202224 Views

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The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Returns To Celebrate A Century Of Champions

The quintessential Canadian experience returns to Toronto’s Exhibition Place from November 4-13, commemorating a hundred years of world-class equine and agricultural excellence TORONTO, April 13, 2022 – After a two-year in-person hiatus, The Royal announced today it will be back and bigger than ever to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Hosted at Toronto’s Exhibition Place from […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2022153 Views

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Keepers of the Circle announced as presenting sponsor for the Local Food and Farm Co-ops’ 13th’ Annual Assembly: Pollinators of Change

Keepers of the Circle announced as presenting sponsor for the Local Food and Farm Co-ops’ 13th’ Annual Assembly: Pollinators of Change TEMISKAMING, ON, March 29, 2022 – Keepers of the Circle, an Ontario urban Indigenous hub, is proud to announce it is this year’s presenting sponsor for the Local Food and Farm Co-ops’ 13th’ Annual […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2022135 Views

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Government of Canada launches new phase of Local Food Infrastructure Fund

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada News release March 23 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada All Canadians, regardless of where they live, deserve to have access to affordable and nutritious food. Communities in every region have their own unique challenges when it comes to food security, and this is especially true for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202232 Views

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Speech for Minister Bibeau, Canadian Federation of Agriculture – Annual General Meeting

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada March 2, 2022, Thank you, Mary. Hello everyone. Hello to farmers and other industry leaders from across the country. It’s great to be together once again – in person. For close to 90 years, CFA has been a strong voice for the farmers who feed Canada — and the world. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202237 Views

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Minister Bibeau marks Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month with support for Canada’s next generation of farmers

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada March 2, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Youth and young farmers are the future of Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector. By connecting youth directly with farmers to learn how our food is produced and showcase the vital role that farmers play in our food system, the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202240 Views

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Ontario Hosts Summit on Food Security

Province collaborating with partners to strengthen and grow the agri-food sector March 01, 2022 TORONTO — Today, Lisa Thompson, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, met with over 125 leaders in the food supply chain to discuss food security and to collaborate on strategies that will help Ontario’s food supply chain remain one of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202246 Views

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