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Organic Standards Review: Webinar Series

Organic Standards Review: Webinar Series

Did you know that the Canadian Organic Standards are currently up for review? Like all national standards, the COS must...

Ontario Organic Day 2018

Ontario Organic Day 2018

Get behind the most important day for organic in Ontario this year! NEW DATE: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018. Please see...

OCO Board Member Awarded CHFA Organics Achievement Award

We are very pleased to congratulate our board member, Bill Redelmeier, on receiving the Organics Achievement Award at this year’s...

Something Fishy about Aquaponics?

Something Fishy about Aquaponics?

by Will Baigent & Cecilia Stuart For many, fish and seafood are a dietary staple, especially in the summer. However,...

Organic: More than Just Non-GMO

Even if you don’t keep on top of Canadian food policy, you’re probably aware of the conversation surrounding genetically modified...

SFCR Implications for Organic

SFCR Implications for Organic

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations were published on June 13, 2018, replacing the previous Organic Products Regulations that govern...

CAPI Report: Optimizing Agri-Food Growth

In March 2016, the Minister of Finance tasked the Federal Government’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth (ACEG) with finding policy...

The Problem With Organic Inputs

Some might consider organic farming as a sector free from production inputs, but this is not the case – all...

Canadian Organic Standards Review Process Underway

The Canadian Organic Standards (COS) are a set of industry standards used in the federal organic certification process, which help...

Community Response: the Star’s “Milked” Article

In the wake of the Toronto Star’s article “Milked,” a number of consumers, media bodies, and members of Canada’s dairy farming...

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