As the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the globe, employers need to know their legal rights and obligations as it relates to the Canadian workplace. The following are some of the most pressing Frequently Asked Questions.
With the ever-changing COVID-19 situation and the new relief programs being introduced, it’s become difficult to understand what’s available for farmers and how to qualify.With this set of Q&As, we want to help you through these financial changes, so you can focus on ensuring quality Canadian food continues to be produced.
The coronavirus outbreak sweeping the country has made construction projects more unpredictable than ever. To take control in this unpredictable time, construction companies should consider five practical next steps as part of their larger crisis response.
Invitation to complimentary webinar May 8th @ 8:30am
The OMAFRA Ag Business Update is a monthly e-newsletter that provides short updates on events, programs and information of interest to farm business managers and farm business management advisors. The goal is to provide you with a tool to help you source information. The update is short and concise with links to where you can find more information. To receive this e-newsletter ……
Province Takes Critical Steps to Help Businesses Adapt to New Environment
Will Teron of Tacoma Engineers and Gary van Bolderen of Dutch Masters speak at the CFBA's Annual Conference - story published in Ontario Dairy Farmer
Many Canadians have seen their jobs affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Now is the time to take advantage of the many employment opportunities available in the agriculture and agri-food sector.
DCN reports: After many years of lobbying for changes to the National Building Code (NBC) and the National Fire Code pertaining to farm buildings, the end is near, Will Teron, principal at Tacoma Engineers, told delegates at this year’s Canadian Farm Builders Association (CFBA) conference.
Automated tracking and new fire extinguishing technology could reduce barn fires.
To include: construction projects that are due to be completed before October 4, 2020 and that would provide additional capacity in the production, processing, manufacturing or distribution of food, beverages or agricultural products.
Extending Construction Hours Will Help Keep Ontario Workers Safe
Regarding continuation of Building Inspection Services
Regarding clarification of Essential Workplaces
Prevention Practices Can Help Reduce the Risk of Barn Fires
U of T Scarborough and Centennial College are partnering to establish the EaRTH District, Canada’s first net-zero vertical farm and living lab that will apply innovative technologies to food production in an urban setting.
Toronto-based cannabis grower Beleave Inc. recently announced it has received a building permit for its growing facility in London, Ont.
At a course in Yorkton - one of two in Canada - you can learn to fly the dipping and diving spray planes.
As published by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs