Details on Ontario's Action Plan: Protect, Support and Recover
November 18, 2020 | OPVG
The provincial government's recent 2020 budget announcement -- "Ontario's Action Plan: Protect, Support and Recover" has some specific elements directed at the agriculture and food industry, designed to strengthen our sector and help rural communities rebound from the pressures of COVID-19.
Candidate Profiles for Board Member Elections
November 11, 2020 | OPVG
The candidate profiles for Board Member elections have now been received from our Returning Officer. Please watch for further election details from Canlead Solutions.
Vineland researcher looking for input from tomato growers
November 10, 2020 | OPVG
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is looking for tomato growers interested in participating in a project to create value-added ingredients from produce waste streams. Participation would involve a brief interview with the researcher who is investigating opportunities to generate funds from waste products. If you are interested, please contact Alexandra Grygorczyk by email at Alexandra.email@example.com
Budget announcement positive for Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers
November 6, 2020 | OPVG
Please find attached an OPVG News Release regarding yesterday's budget announcement.
Finalized Nominations List
November 5, 2020 | OPVG
We have just been advised by our Returning Officer, Canlead Solutions of a change to the final list of Nominations. Please see the attached list of individuals willing to stand for elections in each District.
Extension to Appointment of Dave Hope, OPVG Chair
November 3, 2020 | OPVG
We are pleased to announce that effective November 1, 2020 the Dave Hope’s appointment as OPVG Chair has been extended for a 2-year term. The letter from FPMC Chair, Amy Cronin is attached for your reference.
Pepper Trade Investigations
October 28, 2020 | OPVG
Dear OPVG Grower Member, Trade investigations have been initiated by the United States Trade Representative on bell peppers as well as strawberries and blueberries. Please see the following member note from the Canadian Horticultural Council regarding this issue. Of note is the link to the Report on Seasonal and Perishable Products in U.S. Commerce. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.
October 23, 2020 | OPVG
We have just been advised by our Returning Officer, Canlead Solutions of the final list of Nominations. Please see the attached list of individuals willing to stand for elections in each District.