Local 330 – Renfrew

The Renfrew Local meets the first Monday of each month at the Barr Line Community Centre at 7:30 p.m.

Renfrew County National Farmers Union cautiously happy about the prison farm news

WESTMEATH — The recent news article from the CBC stating Kingston’s cows are closer to coming home, is encouraging news to many supporters of the federal prison farm program that had been cancelled in Kingston, stated Tony Straathof, president of the Renfrew County National Farmers Union. Five years ago, when the closure of the prison …

Renfrew County National Farmers Union cautiously happy about the prison farm newsRead More »

Posted in 330, Locals, Press Release | Comments Off on Renfrew County National Farmers Union cautiously happy about the prison farm news

Local 330 Kellogg Plant Shutdown Affects Many Farmers And Workers – Press Release

Westmeath, ON:   The closure of  the Kellogg Co. plant in London announced last week is the latest of several Canadian food processing plants closed by investors to move production to other countries in pursuit of higher profits reports Tony Straathof, President of the Renfrew County (Ontario) Farmers Union. Upon hearing the news the big concern …

Local 330 Kellogg Plant Shutdown Affects Many Farmers And Workers – Press ReleaseRead More »

Posted in 330, Locals | Comments Off on Local 330 Kellogg Plant Shutdown Affects Many Farmers And Workers – Press Release

Local 330 Letter to the Editor – Assessing The Recent Trade Deal – Canada And The European Union

Dear Editor, Ontario farmers, businesses and consumers should critically assess the implications of the Trade Agreement with Europe which was recently signed in principle by Prime Minister Harper. The information pertaining to the agreement, known formally as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, comes from leaked documents and spotted media releases.  Our first priority must …

Local 330 Letter to the Editor – Assessing The Recent Trade Deal – Canada And The European UnionRead More »

Posted in 330, Locals | Comments Off on Local 330 Letter to the Editor – Assessing The Recent Trade Deal – Canada And The European Union

Local 330 Assessing The Recent Trade Deal – Canada And The European Union – News Release

Westmeath, ON:  Tony Straathof, President of the Renfrew County/Ontario National Farmers Union advises that Renfrew County farmers, businesses and consumers should critically assess the implications of the Trade Agreement with Europe which was recently signed in principle by Prime Minister Harper. The information pertaining to the agreement, known formally as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade …

Local 330 Assessing The Recent Trade Deal – Canada And The European Union – News ReleaseRead More »

Posted in 330, Locals | Comments Off on Local 330 Assessing The Recent Trade Deal – Canada And The European Union – News Release

Local 330 Letters re. GM alfalfa

Posted in 330, Locals | Comments Off on Local 330 Letters re. GM alfalfa