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Public Policy

Ontario Pork advocates on behalf of its more than 1,100 members on issues, legislation and regulations that impact the pork sector, by ensuring their voices are heard by policy makers during provincial and national policy discussions. 

Public policy directly affects how pork producers do business in this province; it can impact producers’ bottom line and the economic sustainability of raising pigs in Ontario.

Learn more about policy issues impacting Ontario’s pork industry. 

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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.

Budgets

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,...
Employment

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.

Environment

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. 

Environment

On-farm regulated mixed anaerobic digestion facilities

Proposed regulatory amendments to the General Regulation (O. Reg. 267/03 – General) under the Nutrient Management Act to support on-farm regulated mixed anaerobic digestion facilities

Ontario Pork supports the proposed regulatory amendments to the General Regulation (O. Reg. 267/03 – General) under the Nutrient Management Act to support on-farm regulated mixed anaerobic digestion facilities.

Environment

Codes Canada Consultation

Ontario Pork submission to Codes Canada Consultation

Ontario Pork, through its participation on the Canadian Farm Building Association (CFBA) task team, has taken a lead role from a commodity perspective in assessing the impact of proposed building code changes (federal) proposed changes to the...
Building Codes
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Additional Info


Additional Information

For more information, please contact Rachelle Wood, Sr. Policy Advisor. rachelle.wood@ontariopork.on.ca, 519-767-4600 Ext. 1202