Canadian growers looking to protect their brassica crops from harmful pests taking a bite out of their profit margins have a new control option.
The Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation has announced that Luc Mougeot will become the new president and CEO on January 1, 2021. He will replace the retiring Fred Webber, who has held the role since 2011.
The smoke from U.S. wildfires is affecting apple harvest in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley while Hurricane Teddy is bearing down on Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley on September 22.
Due to drought in eastern Canada and weather challenges in western Canada, the United Potato Growers of Canada forecast the potato crop could be down by six million hundredweight.
The British Columbia government will require employers of temporary foreign workers to register with the province by December 15, 2020. There is no registration fee. A certificate of registration will be required before applying for a Labour Market Impact Assessment.
Health & Consumer Products of Canada is the result of the merger of two associations. The manufacturers of products found in pantries, kitchen cupboards and medicine cabinets will be under one roof.