Oliver Haan, district Board Director for the Ontario Pork Association speaks about the current market of pig farming in Eastern Ontario, during the International Pig Day Press event held at Buddha Dog in Picton. International Pig Day will take place Monday, March 1st.
Thanks to Oliver for doing this video. We all have to be responsible for getting our stories out there and make a connection with the consuming public. They need to be made aware what is happening to their local food supply.
Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario — FedNor - The residents and businesses of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek are one step closer to accessing new growth and job opportunities thanks to a Government of Canada investment of $220,643. The FedNor funding will enable the community to complete design and engineering plans for a proposed light industrial/commercial park to be located on reserve land, 19 kilometres west of downtown Sudbury on the shores of Lake Panache.
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) -- 4458664 Canada Inc., operating under the Maximus trademark, is an innovative company in the agricultural technology sector. To ensure its growth, it will receive a repayable contribution of $125,000 from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. With this financial assistance, the company will be able to complete a project that will improve its competitiveness by acquiring leading-edge technologies to support its growth in local and international markets.
The Ontario Pork Congress (OPC) is excited to host the 46th annual trade show on June 19th and 20th, 2019 at the Stratford Rotary Complex. We want to acknowledge the concern that has been raised with regards to African Swine Fever, and what this means for the OPC event in Ontario. After consultation with veterinarians and industry professionals, the OPC committee has decided to continue with plans to host the show in 2019.
Proposed changes would reduce burdens on grieving loved ones. Ontario's Government for the People is proposing to provide tax relief to families when they need it most by reducing and simplifying the Estate Administration Tax.