Recent Updates

The Ontario Organic Act is Back on the Table

Nov. 12, 2018 – TORONTO – A private members bill to legislate the creation of organic regulation in Ontario was...

We want your input on inputs!

Share your input on inputs, May 1 - 9, 2019 Access to clear information about approved organic inputs limits the...

Survey: What Certifying Body Do You Use and Why?

Tom Manley, an independent organic consultant, is conducting a survey to better understand organic certification in Ontario.  OCO is collaborating...

Online Voting for OCO’s Board of Directors Open Until April 8

This year, OCO is offering advanced online voting for Board elections.  All advanced votes must be placed by April 8th...

#YourStandardsYourSay Webinars: Topics in the Canadian Organic Standards Review

The Organic Council of Ontario and our partners at the Canadian Organic Growers hosted a series of webinars over the...

2019 Federal Budget: Highlights for the Organic Sector

2019 Federal Budget: Highlights for the Organic Sector

The 2019 Federal Budget was released last week, including some exciting announcements for the food and agriculture sector. As part...

Government Announces Plans to Extend Salvage Benefit to Organic Corn Farmers

OCO is pleased to share that yesterday, the Governments of Ontario and Canada announced changes to the corn salvage benefit...

Registration Open for OCO’s 2019 AGM & Policy Forum

Registration Open for OCO’s 2019 AGM & Policy Forum

Registration is now open for the Organic Council of Ontario’s 2019 Annual General Meeting and Policy Forum, taking place April...

Proposed Bylaw Changes and Electronic Voting for Board Positions for 2018 AGM

The OCO Board of Directors has proposed amendments to the OCO by-laws, which would allow for members to vote in...

Organic Council Receives Funding to Address Challenges with Organic Inputs

TORONTO – March 5, 2019 – It could soon be easier to find organic inputs in Ontario.  The Organic Council...

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