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Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario's Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario's Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Later today, Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, will introduce legislation entitled, Security From Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019 in the Ontario Legislature. The proposed legislation, if passed, will better protect farmers, their animals, livestock transporters and the province's food supply. It would also require...
December 2, 2019 0 Comments
Canadian pork industry to resume exports to China

Canadian pork industry to resume exports to China

Canadian pork producers are pleased that the issues preventing the export of pork products to China have been resolved.  The market is an important one for producers that has been closed since exports were suspended on June 25, 2019.
November 5, 2019 0 Comments
Ontario Government Announces New Elora Research Facility

Ontario Government Announces New Elora Research Facility

The Province of Ontario has committed $12 million to the construction of a new swine research barn at Elora. Ontario Pork will contribute $3 million to the project and the new barn will replace facilities at Arkell, south of Guelph. Pictured: Randy Pettapiece, Malcolm Campbell, John de Bruyn, Minister Hardeman, Dr. Franco Vaccarino.

July 2, 2019 0 Comments
Swine Health Ontario New Manager – Bethany Davidson-Eng

Swine Health Ontario New Manager – Bethany Davidson-Eng

Swine Health Ontario (SHO) is pleased to announce Bethany Davidson-Eng, Ph.D, P. Ag as the new Manager of Swine Health Ontario. SHO is a leadership team dedicated to ensuring the Ontario industry has a global competitive advantage through swine health excellence.
July 2, 2019 0 Comments
Canadian pork exports to China temporarily suspended by CFIA as a precaution

Canadian pork exports to China temporarily suspended by CFIA as a precaution

Canadian pork producers were informed today that China will no longer be accepting Canadian pork products due to concerns regarding the validity of an export certificate. As a result, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has stopped issuing export certificates to China for all pork and beef products...
June 26, 2019 0 Comments
Farm property incursions are a risk to animals and families

Farm property incursions are a risk to animals and families

Livestock groups and other farm organizations in Ontario will continue to work with each other, police and government to support the rights of farmers to protect their property from illegal activities.
May 3, 2019 0 Comments
An Era of Change & Accountability

An Era of Change & Accountability

Ontario Pork is the first livestock commodity group in the province to commit to setting benchmarks in areas that measure economic performance, environmental stewardship, animal care, worker well-being, community...
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...
Canadian Pork Council celebrates the conclusion of CPTPP trade negotiations

Canadian Pork Council celebrates the conclusion of CPTPP trade negotiations

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) welcomed the news out of Japan this morning that an agreement has been reached on the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade deal by all 11...