Last year the Ontario government proposed the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). The new plan would provide a predictable source of retirement income for those most at risk of under-saving and particularly middle-income earners without workplace pensions. The proposed ORPP could be a helpful program for the average Ontarian. But it may not be for farmers.
The National Farmers Union in Ontario (NFU-O) welcomes the opportunity to submit comments through the Environmental Registry to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs on the discussion paper Pollinator Health – A Proposal for Enhancing Pollinator Health and Reducing the Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides in Ontario.