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NFU- O’s Response to Bill 66

January 16, 2019 RE: 013-4293 Bill 66: Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018; 013-4125 Proposed open-for-business planning tool; 013-4239 New Regulation under the Planning Act for open-for-business planning tool While the National Farmers Union-Ontario appreciates the government’s desire to cut excessive regulations, farmland and source water protection are not red tape, and we strongly oppose several …

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Support the NFU this holiday season!

If you’re looking for a gift for that hard-to-buy-for person in your life, consider supporting the NFU-O by buying them an NFU-O associate membership, or donating to the National Farmers Foundation on their behalf. Here are some reasons why these gifts are amazing: Associate Memberships are for non-farmers who believe in the principles of food …

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Grassroots Award Winner 2018

  We’re pleased to announce that Gary Kenny, President of Local 344, Grey County, is the winner of the Grassroots Award! Local 344 nominated Gary for the award and shared the following sentiments about his leadership and contributions to the community: Gary has been an incredible leader, who has proven to be a skilful communicator …

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Help us support young farmers!

Big News: EFAO will match your donations! The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario has generously offered to match new donations (to a maximum of $3,000) towards the 2019 Youth Convergence. EFAO is committed to supporting new and young farmers in Ontario and is pleased to be a partner for this exciting event. Donate today to double …

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New member discount on Blundstone boots!

The NFU-O has partnered with Australian Boot Company to add another perk to their membership benefits! Members can now enjoy 15% off adult CSA Greenpatch Blundstones and R.M Williams boots through the Boots for the Job of Life program. To participate, please present your membership card when you make your purchase at any Australian Boot …

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