farm aid

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture seeks $2.6 billion in federal farm aid

Apr 30, 2020 | 11:44am

  The Canadian Federation of Agriculture has asked Ottawa for an emergency farm aid program of 2.6 billion dollars during the covid-19 pandemic. The C.F.A. says the funding will help maintain food security in Canada during the coronavirus outbreak. The emergency fund is required due to the shut-down of the food service sector, processing plant […]

Canadian Federation of Agriculture seeks emergency federal farm aid

Apr 17, 2020 | 6:36am

Canada’s national farm organization is asking Ottawa for an emergency support fund for farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Canadian Federation of Agriculture president Mary Robinson says domestic food production should be second only to healthcare as a priority in the fight against the coronavirus. She says farmers face labor shortages, volatile markets and increasing costs […]