Learn about Canada’s food supply. Check out these sources and news stories to find out more about the challenges farmers, farm groups, agri-food organizations, and companies and governments face and how they are managing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Not so ready-to-pick: Canadian growers left hanging by COVID-19
The Sprout: Farm group says lack of federal aid could result in food shortage
The Grower: Labour shortages persist
Ban on temporary foreign workers in New Brunswick pressures food producers
As spring planting approaches, Quebec farmers face steep costs, long delays in getting foreign workers
Concerns grow over food supply as coronavirus closes processing plants
John Ivison: The reality about food and drug shortages in Canada due to COVID-19
Matt Gurney: Canadians won’t starve but we aren’t spoiled for choice in our domestic food supply
The Agri-food Pilot: Put in place to help address the labour needs of the Canadian agri-food sector
Prime Minister announces support for farmers and agri-food businesses under Canada’s response to COVID-19
Government of Canada provides $20 million to safeguard Canada’s food supply by supporting critical food inspection services
Coronavirus: Quebec calls on students, laid-off workers to work in local agriculture
Quebec offers $100 bonus a week for farmworkers
Summary of government financial assistance for Ontario farm businesses
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