Municipal land use in Ontario is guided by the Provincial Policy Statement (PPS), first adopted in 1996/1997 and most recently updated in 2019.
This is evidenced in the way technology is embraced and the farm practices that are used.
Investments in rural communities will jump-start growth, farming, agri-businesses, and in turn stimulate the entire provincial economy.
Behind every agricultural policy decision, there are real people affected. Real farmers.
Big things can happen when people take the time to learn.
As a publicly funded animal welfare enforcement model, this revamped system provides for increased accountability, transparency and oversight by the government.
The current federal government is showing some flexibility in enforcing new livestock transportation regulations.
Bacteria and nitrate are the most common health related contaminants in well water in Ontario.
Canadian farmers recently experienced a significant loss in realized net farm incomes, according to Statistics Canada.
A great opportunity to reflect on where we have been and look ahead to the opportunities and challenges for Ontario’s agri-food industry.