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Ontario ag says "thank you for supporting local"

Ontario ag says "thank you for supporting local"

Ontario farmers said "thank you for supporting local" to Toronto commuters in Union Station this morning. Pictured is Ag Minister Ernie Hardeman with Ontairo pork farmer Chris Cossitt giving out bacon and egg breakfast sandwiches.
October 3, 2018 0 Comments
Friends of the Foodbank, Ontario pork donation

Friends of the Foodbank, Ontario pork donation

Ontario pork feeding Ontario Families! 924 cases of fresh pork off to Ontario food banks. Grateful to all those who donated. #ontarioporkproud #friendsofthefoodbank #porkdonation. The Ontario Pork Friends of the Foodbank program started as "Donate a Hog" in 1998, and has been going strong ever since! Last year, nearly 269,000 servings of fresh pork were donated to...
September 20, 2018 0 Comments
Ontario’s Finest Butcher

Ontario’s Finest Butcher

Bolstering the artisan skills of the trade was on the agenda yesterday at Halenda’s Meats in Mississauga where competitors squared off to determine who the finalists will be for this year’s Ontario’s Finest Butcher Competition. The competition was hosted by Ontario Independent Meat Processors (OIMP), the industry association which represents meat and...
September 11, 2018 0 Comments
Hog Jog raised $54,000 for The Local

Hog Jog raised $54,000 for The Local

This year's Hog Jog final tally was $54,000 - exceeding their highest expectations! Thank you to the organizers, all the event volunteers, sponsors and, of course, the runners who raised a record sum for The Local Community Food Centre.
August 29, 2018 0 Comments
Pig Mobile at the CNE

Pig Mobile at the CNE

The Ontario Pork Pig Mobile is at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto August 17 through September 3. Come by the CNE Farm, talk to a farmer and learn all about pigs. We have pigs at all life stages from 2 week old piglets to market-weight hogs and a great group of pig farmers to answer...
August 24, 2018 0 Comments
Mental Health Resource Guide

Mental Health Resource Guide

Ontario Pork and OPIC have created a discrete pocket-sized guide of Ontario's mental health resources. If you'd like a stack to keep on hand, we'd be happy to send you some. The guide is also available online here.   If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate assistance,...
July 30, 2018 0 Comments
Ontario Pork Producer Bill Wymenga receives the Brian Kennedy award from the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement

Ontario Pork Producer Bill Wymenga receives the Brian Kennedy award from the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement

Former Canadian Pork Council Director and Ontario producer Bill Wymenga was presented with the Brian Kennedy award by the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI) during the association’s annual general...
Hog industry applauds new investment in research

Hog industry applauds new investment in research

Over the next 5 years, up to $18.5 million dollars will be invested by the federal government and industry partners in research to further the development of the Canadian pork industry. Swine Innovation Porc and...
Brent Robinson Re-elected Chair of CCSI

Brent Robinson Re-elected Chair of CCSI

The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI) held their annual general meeting in Ottawa, Ontario on July 5, 2018. A new Executive Committee was elected, with Brent Robinson appointed to a second term as Chair...
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