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  • Ontario Recognizing Excellence in Retailing Local Food

    Minister Jeff Leal presented the 2015 Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards to sixty-nine grocery retailers, from across the province, for their creative in-store displays, making it easier for consumers to recognize and buy the good things that grow in Ontario.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Recognizes Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

    With spring quickly approaching and Ontario farmers getting ready to start a new growing season, it is important to remind everyone that they have a role to play in helping ensure our farms are safe places to live, work and raise a family.

    Bulletin | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Building Up Ontario's Wine and Grape Sector

    Ontario is working with the wine and grape sector to increase competitiveness and innovation, while growing the sales of Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines and boosting tourism to Ontario's wine regions.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Announces Spring Trade Mission to China

    Minister Jeff Leal and Minister Michael Chan announced they will be leading a trade mission to China in April 2015. The mission will focus on increasing opportunities for Ontario's agriculture and agri-food sector in the Chinese market.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $4 million annually over the next four years to help farmers improve soil health and promote environmental stewardship.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Recognizing Ontario's Top Food Exporters

    Ontario is celebrating local food exporters for sharing Ontario made food, beverage and agriculture products with the rest of the world.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Supporting Jobs and Growth in Central Ontario

    Ontario is helping communities in central Ontario boost tourism, attract investment and create jobs.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Supporting Jobs and Growth in Eastern Ontario

    Ontario is helping communities in eastern Ontario boost tourism, attract investment and create jobs.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Supporting Jobs and Growth in Western Ontario

    Ontario is helping communities in western Ontario boost tourism, attract investment and create jobs.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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