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The NFU-O Supports Immediate Paid Sick Leave Legislation

The National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) appeals to the Ontario government to immediately introduce paid sick leave legislation to protect the most vulnerable and prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The NFU-O joins the Decent Work and Health Network’s call for the immediate introduction of 7 days of permanent paid sick leave for all …

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Farm Organizations, Nature Conservancy Groups Protest MZOs

Across southern Ontario, prime farmland and vital greenspace have been zoned for development through Minister’s Zoning Orders (MZOs). MZOs enable the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to expedite zoning decisions that contradict already established municipal land use plans. Several farm organizations and nature conservancy groups in Ontario have joined forces in an open letter …

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Comments on ERO 019-2017

To Whom It May Concern: The National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) is a provincially accredited general farm organization whose members work together to advocate for policies that maintain small and medium-sized family farms as the primary food producers in Canada. The NFU-O believes agriculture should be economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable and lead to …

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Comments on ERO 019-2811

Dear Planning Consultation team: The National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) is an accredited farm organization representing thousands of sustainable family farmers in Ontario and has advocated for farm families across Ontario and Canada since 1969. Members work together to achieve agricultural policies that ensure dignity and income security for farm families, while protecting and …

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