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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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Submission re. Amendments to Regulation 244/97 and Provincial Standards under the Aggregate Resources Act.

The National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) is an accredited farm organization representing thousands of 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 enhancing the sustainability and health of …

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Trade injury letter to Minister Hardeman – NFU-O & CFFO

February 21, 2020 Dear Minister Hardeman, As Ontario farmers prepare their cropping, livestock and business plans for the 2020 farming season, the obvious lessons of weather and disease challenges in 2018 and 2019 are never far from the producer’s consciousness. But the United States Trade Mitigation Program (TMP) has been just as significant. The TMP …

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