Ron Lemaire CPMA on how the food chain is adapting to the virus crisis in real time

Working with many ag leaders across the country, the Ottawa-based president of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association has been stick handling myriad issues. An early success is that the federal government will permit seasonal ag workers from Mexico and the Caribbean to fly to Canada in time for spring planting. While health authorities are finalizing self-isolation protocols, he says the next big step is to streamline the flow of products, domestically and internationally. 
 

 

Karen Davidson, editor of The Grower goes 'Behind the Scenes' of the April 2020 cover story titled CANADIAN FOOD SYSTEM IS UP TO THE TEST and speaks with Ron Lemaire, president of CPMA.

 

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Monday, March 23, 2020

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