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  • Canada and Ontario Take Steps to Further Protect Farm Workers

    WOODSTOCK — The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $2.25 million to help farmers better protect employees and ensure the continued supply of healthy food products for consumers during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Governments Invest $2.5 Million to Grow Agri-food e-Business During COVID-19

    WOODSTOCK - The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $2.5 million to help the agri-food sector expand online, providing more opportunities for producers to grow their business and offer more food choices for families who are shopping from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. The funding is being provided through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership).

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  • Canada and Ontario Supporting Agri-food Sector Supply Chain During COVID-19

    TORONTO — The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $1 million in new funding to connect workers with in-demand jobs in the agri-food sector to keep the nation's supply chains strong and store shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Takes Steps to Keep Food on the Table during COVID-19

    TORONTO - In order to ensure grocery store shelves remain full and families have food on the table during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government of Ontario is launching a new web portal, connecting workers with employers looking to fill positions in the agri-food sector. This new online tool will make it easier to match people to essential jobs and training resources throughout the provincial food supply chain.

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  • Delivering High-Speed Internet to More People in Southwestern Ontario

    INGERSOLL - Today the Ontario government announced a major step in improving broadband access in Southwestern Ontario - moving forward with a combined $150 million investment to bring fast, reliable internet to thousands of homes and businesses.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Canada and Ontario Invest in Cattle Industry Competitiveness

    TORONTO - The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping the province's beef sector grow and develop new markets by investing up to $2 million in projects that enhance operations at provincially licensed abattoirs.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Governments Supporting Ontario Grape Growers

    ST. CATHARINES - The governments of Canada and Ontario are committing up to $2 million for grape growers to support projects that will help grow the province's wine grape industry.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Governments of Canada and Ontario Take Steps to Improve Food Safety

    TORONTO - The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping meat processing businesses continue to produce safe, high-quality products that consumers enjoy with over $220,000 in cost-share funding to support 25 projects at provincially licenced abattoir businesses in Ontario.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Governments supporting Ontario's beekeeping sector

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting projects that will strengthen the health of managed honey bees and Ontario's beekeeping sector.

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  • Helping to Bring Ontario Agri-food Innovations to Market

    TORONTO - The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing in a new project to further support innovation, commercialization and growth in the province's agri-food sector.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Canada, Ontario Supporting Innovation for Ontario's Chicken Farmers

    TORONTO — The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping farmers and other businesses in the province's broiler chicken egg and hatcheries sector enhance traceability of its products.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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