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Archived News - 2012 - 2013 - 2014

2015

March

  • 25
    Agricultural Credit Corporation (ACC) is pleased to announce that Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has approved ACC's request to administer the Advance Payments Program (APP) for sheep and lamb producers across Canada Read More
  • 5
    The Ministry of Agriculture is nearing the mid-way point for consultations with organic industry stakeholders in British Columbia. You will find the consultation at the following link: www.surveymonkey.com
  • 5
    Calling for applications for the 2016 Nuffield Canada agricultural scholarships. The application deadline date is April 30, 2015.Three scholarships for $15,000 each are available. Read More

February

  • 20
    The discovery of a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, in a cow in Northern Alberta on February 11, is unfortunate but not unexpected and demonstrates the effectiveness of Canada's National BSE Surveillance Program Read More

January

  • 13
    Last week's announcement of the Canada Apprenticeship Program is good news to everyone across the country, with cooling oil prices Read More
  • 12
    While government changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program Read More
  • 9
    Farm Credit Canada: Top 5 Economic Drivers to Watch in 2015. Canadian Agriculture Labour Market is Expected to Remain Tight in 2015 Despite Rising Wages Read More
  • 9
    Ottawa to limit number of foreign youth working in Canada Read More
  • 7
    Canadian Meat Council puts out urgent call for skilled labour The CMC says a nation-wide shortage of butchers, meat cutters and labourers threatens Canadian producers, meat packers, processors, competitiveness and rural communities Read More

 

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