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OCO’s Statement on Mexican-Canadian Equivalencies for the Tri-Ag National Accord

In October, representatives of the Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) attended the Tri-National Agricultural Accord in Niagara Falls. The Accord is an...

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...

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Organic Food Fraud is on the CFIA’s Radar

1 Good News for Organic Businesses and Consumers On Monday, news broke of an Ontario chicken supplier charged with fraudulently labelling...

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Guelph Today: Monsanto Takeover has Implications for Guelph

This week, the news broke that pharmaceutical giant Bayer is to take over Monsanto. OCO’s President and Chair, Tom Manley,...

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Help OMAFRA Develop an Agricultural Soil Health and Conservation Strategy

As part of its mandate to preserve the productive capacity of Ontario’s agricultural land, OMAFRA is seeking input toward the...

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A New Provincial Mandate for Agriculture: What Does it Mean for Organic?

Premier Wynne’s mandate letters to her Cabinet were released last on September 23rd, and her letter to Minister Leal put...

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MPPs Learn about Organic Sector Priorities at OCO’s MPP Engagement Day

On Sept. 21st, over 35 provincial members of Parliament joined in the Organic Council of Ontario (OCO)’s MPP Engagement Day at...

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Exchange Magazine: Ontario Businesses ask MPPs to Adopt and Enforce Federal Organic Standards

In response to our MPP engagement day at Queen’s Park, we received this coverage from Exchange Magazine. For more information...

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MPP Engagement Day – September 21st

Calling all OCO members! To celebrate this year’s Organic Week, the Organic Council of Ontario will be hosting an MPP Engagement...

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