Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is launching its #ChooseCanadianDairy and Happy Holi-Dairy campaigns today, inspiring consumers to celebrate the holidays with high-quality products made from 100% Canadian dairy.
During a video address at Le Porc Show, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of more than $4.6 million for three projects to grow the pork industry within Canada and in international markets, and to help farms continue to ensure high levels of safety in the face of the threat of African swine fever.
A truck load of fresh PEI potatoes – 6,000 bags – departed from Charlottetown yesterday at 6 p.m. on the 1,300-plus kilometre journey to Ottawa where they will join representatives from the Island's potato industry in a grassroots and broad coalition of groups supporting the cause of PEI potato farmers in the face of a two-week major trade issue.
As part of the Ontario government’s plan to build Ontario and its commitment to connect every community to broadband internet by the end of 2025, construction is underway on a new infrastructure network in Stoney Point. This $3.7 million project will soon connect more than 945 homes, farms and businesses to reliable high-speed internet services starting in May 2022.