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Simulated Meat and Simulated Poultry Products

Ontario Pork responds to consultation on simulated meat and simulated poultry products

Ontario Pork encourages consumer choice and welcomes competitive markets as well as consumers being free to make their own food choices. However, we also firmly believe that accurate and truthful labelling and marketing of alternative protein...

Environmental Protection Act (EPA) and the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA)

Ontario Pork submission regarding proposed amendments to regulations under the EPA and the EAA to streamline permissions for the CHP system

Ontario Pork supports amendments to help reduce regulatory burdens and enable more timely adoption of energy efficient combined heat and power (CHP) technologies ensuring that systems that are fueled by natural gas or wood biomass, and have...

Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act (PAWS) Bill 136

Ontario Pork submission on Bill 136, Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, 2019

The Ontario government has established an advisory table to further improve animal welfare across the province. Ontario Pork will continue to represent member issues and concerns as the regulations are developed. 

Animal Care

Clean Water Act

Ontario Pork submission regarding proposed amendments to the technical rules under the Clean Water Act

Ontario Pork drew attention to concerns and recommendations the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Park’s proposed changes to the Technical Rules under the Clean Water Act. 


Animal Health

Herd health is a priority for Ontario's swine industry

The health of animals is a concern and a priority for the Ontario swine sector. Animal health touches not only aspects of public health and food safety, but also the economic costs that animal disease outbreaks can trigger as well as animal...
Animal Care

Ontario Government’s Fall Budget Consultation (2020)

Ontario Pork response to the Ontario Government’s Fall Budget Consultation (2020)

Ontario Pork thanks the provincial government for its commitment to keeping Ontarians safe and assisting sectors in need of financial support during these difficult COVID-19 circumstances.


Ontario Immigrant Nomination Program (OINP)

Ontario Pork position on the Ontario Immigrant Nomination Program (OINP)

Ontario Pork, in collaboration with Meat & Poultry Ontario, Beef Farmers of Ontario, Canadian Meat Council, Food and Beverage Ontario, Ontario Sheep Farmers, Ontario Turkey, Veal Farmers of Ontario and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture,...

Environmental Stewardship

Ontario Pork is a leader in environmental stewardship

Healthy soils and clean water are vital to pork producers, to the communities in which they live and work, and to the business of farming. Preserving these resources is in the best interests of farmers today and in the future.


Land access for electricity transmission projects

Government consultation on proposed earlier access to land to conduct preliminary environmental studies for electricity transmission projects (ERO #019-1371)

Ontario Pork does not support any proposed changes that would result in blanket-access to farm properties without the knowledge of the landowner.