Policy

2012

Dec 3, 2012
Download the PDF version of this submission.   National Farmers Union – Ontario 5420 Hwy 6 N., R.R. 5 Guelph, ON N1H 6J2 1-888-832-9638   office@nfuontario.ca   Darryl Lyons, Team Lead Provincial Policy Statement Review Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Provincial...
Aug 21, 2012
The following brief outlines the National Farmers Union analysis of the suite of Business Risk Management programs, also known as agriculture safety net programs, being negotiated under the Growing Forward 2 federal-provincial policy framework, and makes recommendations to make these programs work...
Jul 28, 2012
To supplement the comments made during the roundtable meeting on July 24, the National Farmers Union – Ontario is submitting written comments related to Business Risk Management under Growing Forward 2. Read the report.    
Jul 27, 2012
Ontario NFU Submission to OMAFRA on Proposed Local Food Act Members of the NFU have been at the forefront of the local food movement for several decades. With this strong grassroots involvement in the local food movement, the NFU is an outspoken leader in advocating for and developing programs to...
Jul 27, 2012
Members of the NFU have been at the forefront of the local food movement for several decades. With this strong grassroots involvement in the local food movement, the NFU is an outspoken leader in advocating for and developing programs to support local food as a means to strengthen farmers'...
May 17, 2012
Presentation by the National Farmers Union, as a member of Food Secure Canada, to the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade on the Proposed Comprehensive and High-Level Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan, Ottawa, Ontario, May 17, 2012. * Note: To see the brief complete...
May 17, 2012
The National Farmers Union (NFU) welcomes this opportunity to present its views on the proposed Comprehensive and High-Level Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Japan to the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade. Family farmers are committed to a food system that provides...
May 11, 2012
Submission of the National Farmers Union of Canada to the Special Rapporteur On The Right To Food, Mr. Olivier De Schutter, Mission to Canada, May 2012 The NFU welcomes the opportunity to provide information to Mr. Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, in support of his...
Mar 22, 2012
The National Farmers Union (NFU) welcomes the opportunity to respond to proposed changes to the Canada Grain Act that would affect the Canadian Grain Commission and ultimately grain producers. The NFU is Canada’s largest democratic national voluntary direct membership organization. It is...
Mar 22, 2012
The National Farmers Union (NFU) welcomes the opportunity to respond to proposed changes to the Canada Grain Act that would affect the Canadian Grain Commission and ultimately grain producers. The NFU is Canada’s largest democratic national voluntary direct membership organization. It is...