A seamless transition is underway between the former Growing Forward 2 and Canadian Agricultural Partnership programs. The first application intake in Ontario opens March 15.
Loblaw has announced a partnership with Metrolinx, the agency responsible for GO transit service in the Greater Toronto Area. This spring, consumers will be able to pick up online-ordered groceries at five GO Transit stations.
For export-ready companies looking to expand beyond North America, there’s assistance from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership program. Seven international shows will be supported as part of the Canada Pavilion Program.
The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association honoured two long-serving individuals in the horticultural industry. It was a surprise double ceremony at the February 20, 2018 Annual General Meeting in Niagara Falls.
British Columbia’s agriculture minister has announced a new $5 million Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund. It’s welcome news after poor returns from the 2017 season.
The University of Guelph and OMAFRA are renewing a 10-year partnership worth $713 million for research and innovation.
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is officially announced to take effect April 1, 2018. Program details and applications are now available for: AgriMarketing, AgriCompetitiveness, AgriScience, AgriInnovate, AgriDiversity and AgriAssurance.