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Public Policy

Ontario Pork advocates on behalf of its more than 1,919 pork farms 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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Temporary Foreign Worker Program


Ontario Pork supports the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and believes that producers must be able to continue to utilize TFWs as well as retain Canadian employees, and that any housing accommodations must be fair and not pit one type of...

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,...

Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)

Ontario Pork response to proposed Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations – Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)

Ontario Pork does not support the federal government’s proposed TFWP program changes, as we believe that they will further destabilize the Canadian agriculture industry, which is already under assault on issues related to trade,...

Additional Info

Additional Information

For more information, please contact Rachelle Wood, Sr. Policy Advisor. [email protected], 519-767-4600 Ext. 1202