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Farm employers still waiting for exemption review

For two years, the Ontario government consulted with employers and employees as part of the Changing Workplaces Review. Among the results of the review were significant amendments to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and a recommendation to review job categories that have exemptions or special rules under the act.

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Work continues to reduce phosphorus in Lake Erie

It’s been a busy year for managing water quality in our Great Lakes and surrounding waterways. This year saw above normal rain across many locations of the Great Lakes Basin resulting in above average water levels throughout the summer months in all the lakes.

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Burnbrae Farms Nestlaid eggs

We’re a fifth-generation Canadian family business, we strive to lead our industry in the promotion of healthy living, progressive animal care, community and environmental sustainability. Enriched colony housing provides the hens with nesting areas where they can lay clean eggs in a private space. Scratch pads, perches and privacy areas are features that allow hens to exhibit some of their natural behaviours.

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OFA Acclaims Board of Directors at AGM

More than 400 agricultural representatives met in Toronto this week to discuss the issues and opportunities facing farmers and rural Ontario, and the investments and policies needed to support growth in the agri-food sector, at the Ontario Federation of Agriculture’s (OFA) annual general meeting

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