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Government invests in the Canadian organic industry

June 28, 2024  By Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada


On June 27, the 15th anniversary of the Canada Organic Regime, the Government of Canada announced an investment of more than $2 million to the Canada Organic Trade Association and the Prairie Organic Development Fund through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

“I’m so pleased to celebrate this milestone today and highlight our continued support for the Canadian organic industry,” said the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. “With increasing demand for local organic products from folks here in Canada and around the world, I have no doubt this investment will have a positive impact right across the value chain.”

The Canada Organic Trade Association is receiving up to $1,175,841 over 3 years, under the AgriMarketing Program. The Prairie Organic Development Fund is receiving up to $985,985 over 3 years, under the AgriCompetitiveness Program. Both seek to advance the organic industry, one of the fastest growing sectors in Canada. | READ MORE

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