The smoke from U.S. wildfires is affecting apple harvest in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley while Hurricane Teddy is bearing down on Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley on September 22.
Due to drought in eastern Canada and weather challenges in western Canada, the United Potato Growers of Canada forecast the potato crop could be down by six million hundredweight.
The British Columbia government will require employers of temporary foreign workers to register with the province by December 15, 2020. There is no registration fee. A certificate of registration will be required before applying for a Labour Market Impact Assessment.
Health & Consumer Products of Canada is the result of the merger of two associations. The manufacturers of products found in pantries, kitchen cupboards and medicine cabinets will be under one roof.
The Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island will be in the red as cranberry harvest kicked off on September 15.
Despite COVID-19 and a virtual platform for Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in 2020, Glacier FarmMedia has signalled its intent to establish Discovery Farm Woodstock as a permanent site for the annual event. The plan involves the purchase of the 100-acre site, a former research station, from the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario.