Policy and Briefs

Op Ed: Water is a Necessary Election Issue

Each morning we start off our day with water: splashing it on our faces, washing our hands, or drinking a hot cup of coffee. Water is vital – it sustains our lives and allows us to grow food to feed our families and yours.

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Saving the Central Experimental Farm and enabling Hospital Renewal

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change (with responsibility for Parks Canada Agency and National Historic Sites of Canada)
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage (with responsibility for the National Capital Commission)

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Submission to the 2016 Ontario Pre-Budget Consultation

As an organization representing farmers across the province, both in rural and urban communities, the National Farmers Union-Ontario submits the following priorities for the 2016 Ontario Budget.

The NFU-O would like to contextualize these issues within the concern of rural depopulation. This depopulation results in wasted opportunities, financial burdens for...Read More »

Recommendations to the Ontario Chicken Industry Consultation on Allocating Future Growth


The National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) is a strong supporter of supply management and orderly marketing, and it applauds the Chicken Farmers of Ontario for committing to public and stakeholder consultations on allocating future growth.
NFU members were instrumental in the development of our orderly marketing systems, including supply...Read More »

Pollinator Health EBR Submission

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NFU brief to the FDA around GM alfalfa

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June 2010 Statement on Renewable Energy and the Ontario Green Energy Act

National Farmers Union Region 3 (Ontario)

June 2010 Statement on Renewable Energy and the Ontario Green Energy Act
The National Farmers Union supports the production of energy from renewable, sustainable sourcesincluding solar, wind, and low-impact hydro to help conserve the remaining fossil fuel supply and tominimize the environmental impacts of energy...Read More »

NFU Brief on the Proposed Comprehensive and High-Level Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan

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NFU Policies and Positions 2012

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Canadian agriculture by the numbers Income, Debt

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Ontario Pre-Budget Consultation Submission - Jan 2011

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