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National Farmers Union Statement re: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Since 2013, Indigenous peoples, allies, and activists have worn orange shirts on September 30th to honour Indigenous children, challenge settler-colonialism and educate Canadians about the effects of residential schools.  The NFU joins these efforts. We recognize September 30th as Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  This new federal statutory holiday …

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Response to Proposed Changes to Combine the Grains Act, the Livestock and Livestock Products Act and the Farm Products Payments Act

RE: Proposed changes to combine the Grains Act, the Livestock and Livestock Products Act and the Farm Products Payments Act Dear Ms. Cameron, 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. …

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Response to Greater Golden Horseshoe Transportation Plan

RE: Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) Transportation Plan Dear Minister Mulroney, 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 …

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Joint Response to Chatham-Kent Temporary Clear Cutting By-law (72-2021)

We are writing to you today about the urgency of extending by-law 72-2021 to permanently prohibit the clear cutting of woodlots, woodlands and parts of woodlots/woodlands within your municipality. As an Accredited Farm Organization (AFO), the National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) believes that Ontario agriculture should be economically, socially and environmentally sustainable and lead …

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Submission to Health Canada on Potential Environmental Risk Related to Squash Bee Exposure to Neonicotinoids (PSRD2021-02)

RE: Proposed Special Review Decision (PSRD2021-02), Special Reviews: Potential environmental risk related to squash bee (Peponapis pruinosa) exposure to Clothianidin, Thiamethoxam and Imidacloprid used on cucurbits The National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) is pleased to provide our comments to Health Canada on the Potential environmental risk related to squash bee (Peponapis pruinosa) exposure to …

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