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Province of NL: Sharing Fresh, Local Food from Community Gardens

October 19, 2021 Community gardening is contributing to food self-sufficiency in Newfoundland and Labrador. This year – with help from increased funding for the Community Garden Support Program – friends and neighbours in 134 community gardens, including 20 in Labrador, worked together to grow fresh food for their families. Forty-four new gardens were established in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202116 Views

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Governments Improving Water Quality and Farming Around Lake Erie

October 18, 2021 Investments Will Support Ontario Farmers in Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair Watersheds KINCARDINE —The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $2.58 million to protect the province’s lakes and water sources by helping farmers implement sustainable farming practices that build more resilient farm operations. Through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership), […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202120 Views

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Ontario Investing in Indigenous Agri-food Economic Development

October 01, 2021 New Project will Benefit 39 First Nation Communities across Ontario ONTARIO – The Ontario government is investing up to $550,335 to help the Anishinabek Nation establish an Agricultural Economic Blueprint to increase agri-food sector development opportunities for 39 First Nation communities across the province. The strategic plan will strengthen Indigenous communities, create […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202153 Views

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New Research Report Available: Supporting the Business Management Needs of Indigenous Producers

New Research offers a Path Forward for Indigenous Farm Business Management Ottawa – [September 27, 2021] Farm Management Canada is pleased to announce the release of “The Path Forward: Supporting the Business Management Needs of Indigenous Producers”, a brand-new research report investigating the business management needs of indigenous agricultural producers “The Path Forward” was made […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202138 Views

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Canadian Agri-Food Statement for the United Nations Food Systems Summit

Canadian agri-food production leaders unite to celebrate achievements and commit to continue to advance Canada’s leadership role in the production of safe, sustainable and nutritious food ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit OTTAWA, ON: The United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) taking place on September 23, 2021 is a critical dialogue for people […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202157 Views

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An appeal for calm as tensions rise again over N.S. Indigenous lobster fishery – CBC

Aug 10, 2021 DFO moving fishery officers into area from across Nova Scotia and Canada Federal fishery officers from across Canada are being moved to southwestern Nova Scotia as tensions rise again over an Indigenous lobster fishery underway in St. Marys Bay. The top enforcement officer at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans blames misinformation for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202149 Views

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Minister Bibeau announces another $100 million to help Canadians in need to access food

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada August 4, 2021 – Sherbrooke, Quebec – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with the Member of Parliament for Sherbrooke, Élisabeth Brière, announced a $100-million top-up for the Emergency Food Security Fund. This additional investment will provide more support for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202174 Views

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New council helps Indigenous agriculture grow in B.C.

July 14, 2021 VICTORIA – Indigenous leaders and subject matter experts on agriculture and food from throughout British Columbia are working with the Province to increase Indigenous participation in the sector and strengthen Indigenous food systems. The B.C. Indigenous Advisory Council on Agriculture and Food (IACAF) is the first of its kind in Canada, working to advance reconciliation, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 2021109 Views

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Affinor Growers Announces New Advisory Board Member for Commercial Strawberry Production

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 12, 2021 – Affinor Growers Inc. (“Affinor” or the “Company”) (CSE: AFI OTCQB: RSSFF) is pleased to announce Bo Slack has joined the Affinor advisory board to assist with growth plans for local, year-round, strawberry production across Canada, the USA and internationally. Mr. Bo Slack is an accredited produce leader with […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202146 Views

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Minister Bibeau re-opens the Local Food Infrastructure Fund with over double the funding this year for projects to improve food security in communities across Canada

CALGARY, AB, July 9, 2021  – Travel Alberta is pleased to announce the appointment of current Board member Neil Yeates, retired Federal Deputy Minister, as Vice-Chair, and welcome Juanita Marois, CEO for Métis Crossing, as Travel Alberta’s newest Board member. “As board members, we guide Travel Alberta’s strategic direction and Neil and Juanita’s perspectives will […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202156 Views

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