Realized net income for Canadian farmers fell 9.5% to $12.5 billion in 2022 as growth in expenses outpaced the rise in farm cash receipts, according to data recently released by Statistics Canada
The Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT), on the heels of an unanswered Open Letter to the Premier of Ontario, is not slowing down in its efforts to bring awareness of what they believe to be worrying policy changes in the new Provincial Planning Statement (PPS) 2023, to the public.
The federal government has announced further details in their agreement with Mastercard and Visa that brings good news for small farmers across Canada.
Goats are fascinating animals. They are social animals that have evolved a social hierarchy as a matter of survival
Summer Street Industries is receiving a $1.4-million investment from the Province to expand its agricultural project, which supports adults with intellectual disabilities while also improving local food options in New Glasgow.
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Government of Canada Work-Sharing Program can help Employers avoid job cutting
The Work-Sharing Program (WSP) is designed to help employers and workers avert temporary layoffs. The program provides income support to workers eligible for Employment Insurance benefits and who are willing to work a temporary reduced work week when there is a reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the control of the employer.
Visit the site shown below to read more about the program and eligibility criteria.
Visit the OPIC website (www.opic.on.ca) and click on publications to see the Financial Resources and Support Services brochures that have been developed by OMAFRA for various regions across Southern Ontario.
Hard copies of these brochures as well as brochures for Northern Ontario Regions are available at the OMAFRA resource centers across the province.