Reading Time: 6 minutes Disponible en français. Canadian farmers face significant challenges in their work, such as market volatility and extreme weather events, which are compounded by difficult farm working conditions that involve long hours in often isolated conditions and a high risk of… Read More ›
The Canadian Agriculture Industry: What Are the Impacts of and Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Reading Time: 5 minutes 03 December 2021, 8:10 a.m. Disponible en français. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on Canada’s agriculture industry. Early on, producers, processors and agri-food operators were forced to respond quickly to new disruptions like labour shortages, increased health… Read More ›
Executive Summary – Organic Agriculture in Canada
Reading Time: < 1 minute (Disponible en français : Résumé – L’agriculture biologique au Canada) In 2017, organic agriculture in Canada was a C$5.4 billion market. This model of agriculture emerged out of a collection of schools of thought and agrarian movements that opposed the industrialization of agriculture… Read More ›
Pesticide Registration in Canada
Reading Time: 4 minutes (Disponible en français : L’homologation des pesticides au Canada) Pesticides – or pest control products – are substances used to control living organisms that are considered harmful. For this reason, these substances can sometimes pose health and environmental risks. In… Read More ›