Press Release

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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Joint Letter to Minister Bibeau in Response to Drought Conditions in Northwestern Ontario

Dear Minister Bibeau, We are writing to you today to request urgent action regarding the drought conditions that are affecting farmers in parts of Ontario, and across Western Canada. We appreciate your attention to this matter and intend to participate in the press conference scheduled for later on this afternoon. Above seasonal temperatures through May, …

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