Policy and Briefs

Comments on ERO 019-1679 & ERO 019-1680

ERO 019-1679 Proposed Land Needs Assessment Methodology for A Place to Grow: Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.  ERO 019-01680 Proposed Amendment 1 to A Place to Grow: Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.  Introduction The National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) is an accredited farm organization representing thousands of sustainable family farmers …

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Response to Freedom of Information Request for FBR Numbers

Updated August 10, 2020 OMAFRA Notice of Decision. Sent July 14, 2020 foiaccess.omafra@ontario.ca To Whom It May Concern: As an accredited farm organization representing farmers across the province, the NFU-O is concerned about the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) request for Farm Business Registration (FBR) data. For the following reasons, we …

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NFU-O Statement on the Deaths of Two Migrant Farm Workers

In the past week, Mexican migrant farm workers Bonifacio Eugenio Romero and Rogelio Muñoz Santosa have died of COVID-19 in Southwestern Ontario.  They lost their lives to feed us and to provide for their families back home. The National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) is devastated by their tragic deaths. We extend our deepest condolences …

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Request for Assistance to Farmers Markets to Meet COVID-19 Measures

To:       OMAFRA: minister.omafra@ontario.ca Public Health Ontario: communications@oahpp.ca The National Farmers Union (NFU) would like to thank Public Health Ontario and all of the Public Health Units across the province for their tireless work to keep Ontarians healthy. It has been a Herculean task and we are grateful for the clarity and focus that you …

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