Growing Ontario’s agriculture, food export markets

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Canada and Ontario doubling investment to help the sector develop new markets Toronto – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing an additional $6 million in the Grow Ontario Market Initiative to help agri-food businesses and industry organizations expand their sales and grow their markets. The increase brings the total funding for the Initiative through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership …

Helping food processing businesses lower costs

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Canada and Ontario supporting energy efficiency in the food processing sector Toronto – Investments by the governments of Canada and Ontario through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) are resulting in over $16 million worth of energy cost savings projects to help food processing businesses increase energy efficiency and lower their costs. The cost-shared funding, provided through the Agri-Food …

Enhancing mental health supports for farmers, ranchers

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Edmonton – Farm families have improved access to mental health services and resources thanks to more support for the AgKnow Alberta Farm Mental Health Network. Farm life can be extremely demanding, with unpredictable challenges that affect the mental health and well-being of everyone in the family. The  is receiving $388,500 to generate awareness and expand mental health research and supports …

Strengthening Agriculture, Food Sector in N. Ontario

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$1.65 million investment supporting research at Lakehead University Agricultural Research Station THUNDER BAY – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $1.65 million over five years to support research programming, knowledge transfer and the operations and management of the Lakehead University Agricultural Research Station (LUARS). This multi-year funding through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) will …

Positioning Fruit Farming Sector for Growth

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Canada and Ontario investing $8 million to help apple, tender fruit and grape growers create new opportunities LINCOLN – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $8 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to help apple, tender fruit, and wine grape producers grow popular varieties of produce. The initial apple and tender fruit intake …

Supporting Mental Health Initiatives in ON’s Agri Community

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Canada and Ontario committing over $8 million to provide farmers and their families with mental health resources TORONTO – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $8 million to support the mental health and wellness of farmers and their families. With this commitment, the Farmer Wellness Initiative, the In the Know program and the Guardian Network will …

Helping Agri-Food Processing Businesses Lower Costs

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Canada and Ontario investing $10 million to help food-processors lower electricity costs TORONTO – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to help food processing businesses increase energy efficiency and lower their costs. The Agri-Food Energy Cost Savings Initiative is a new, cost-share initiative to help food …