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A Call for Organic Regulation in Ontario

A Call for Organic Regulation in Ontario

Regulation of the term 'organic' is an important feature of the Canada Organic Regime. It means that the word can...

Food-on-Food Pest Control Exemptions

Food-on-Food Pest Control Exemptions

The Organic Value Chain Roundtable (OVCRT) has been working towards getting an exemption for products used for managing disease, insects or...

Organic Consultants List Now Available

Organic Consultants List Now Available

In response to a demand for advice, information and expertise on organic certification and inspection from businesses interested in transitioning...

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Ontario Organic Survey Looks at Barriers to Expansion

This week, even more coverage from John Greig of OrganicBIZ on OCO’s Carolyn Young’s report on her recent work, surveying...

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Looking at the Future of Organic Regulation

After attending our AGM on Mar. 31st, John Greig of OrganicBIZ provided a nice summary of points brought forward by...

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Members Learn, Connect, and Feast at OCO’s 2017 AGM

We were happy to welcome a variety of members, old and new, to our 2017 AGM in Guelph this past...

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Is Organic the Persevering Tortoise?

Organic crop yields may currently be lower, but this expert says with research, they can still outpace conventional in the...

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OCO Partners with COG to offer Organic Success Program in SE Ontario

As part of a NEW partnership between OCO and COG, we’re now offering Southwestern Ontario’s first Introduction to Organic Certification workshop, which will...

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Farm Credit Canada: Organic Agriculture is Hitting Its Stride Again

In its most recent E-News, Farm Credit Canada includes commentary from OCO’s Mar. 6th post on what COTA’s recent Organic Agriculture...

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Proposed Bylaw Changes for OCO’s 2017 AGM

The board of directors has proposed several new amendments to OCO’s existing set of organizational by-laws. These are primarily concerned...

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