Recent Updates

How Effective Are Ontario’s Certifying Bodies? Insights from Organic Operators across the Province

How Effective Are Ontario’s Certifying Bodies? Insights from Organic Operators across the Province

As an organic operator (grower, processor, manufacturer) in the province of Ontario, you must apply to and undergo review by...

New Provincial Organic Regulations in Alberta

Did you know that the federal organic regulations are only enforced on products that are sold interprovincially? That means that...

Organic Council of Ontario Welcomes Food Policy for Canada, Important First Step

GUELPH, ON, July 15, 2019  – The Organic Council of Ontario welcomes the launch of a Food Policy for Canada...

Positive Changes for Foreign Workers’ Rights, Impacts on Agricultural Sector Less Clear

Positive Changes for Foreign Workers’ Rights, Impacts on Agricultural Sector Less Clear

Foreign workers in Canada have gained more mobility and freedom following an announcement by the federal government that foreign workers...

Launch of Public Review for Proposed Changes to Canadian Organic Standards

With information from the Organic Federation of Canada Since 2009, all foods produced and sold in Canada that carry the...

Save Our Swallows Campaign from Nature Canada

Save Our Swallows Campaign from Nature Canada

Guest post from Nature Canada Nature Canada launched our Save Our Swallows campaign in 2018, thanks to two years of...

We’re Hiring! Member Communications & Events Coordinator and Policy & Education Coordinator

We’re Hiring! Member Communications & Events Coordinator and Policy & Education Coordinator

We are looking for two enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are passionate about agriculture and the environment to join our...

Other Meat Claims Competing with Organic for Price Premium, New Report Shows

June 7, 2019 – TORONTO – The results of a premium meat market study by the Organic Council of Ontario...

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Canadian Organic Standards Review: Public Comment Period Coming in June

The latest update from the Organic Federation of Canada, as published in the Info-Bio May 2019 Newsletter. The Technical Committee...

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