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CPMA Announces Board of Directors for 2019-2020 April 11, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Produce Marketing Association is proud to announce its Board of Directors for 2019-2020. Elections took place last week, during the 2019 CPMA Annual General Meeting, happening concurrently with the 2019 CPMA Convention and Trade Show. The CPMA Board of directors represents a wealth of industry talent from across all stages of the supply chain. The following directors were elected to the CPMA Board of Directors: Joe Sbrocchi, Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Raffi Krikorian, Goodfood Market Corp. Dan Martin, EarthFresh Mimmo Franzone, Longo Bros. Fruit ...
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Le texte français suit le texte anglais. CPMA Unveils New Website March 14, 2019 Dear CPMA Members, As you have seen if you’ve visited   cpma.ca   this week, we have officially launched our new website. This update is the first in a series of major announcements that will be taking place in the coming weeks. Consistent with the 2019 CPMA Convention and Trade Show theme of innovation, ...
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PRESS RELEASE CPMA Welcomes New Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food March 1, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) congratulates Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau on her appointment as Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. CPMA will continue to work closely with the Minister and her staff on important files impacting the fresh produce industry, including tax reform, a Food Policy for Canada, food safety, payment protection for produce sellers, and labour. “The fresh produce supply chain is an important economic driver in Canada,” said CPMA President Ron Lemaire. “CPMA looks forward to meeting with Minister Bibeau ...
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          PRESS RELEASE CPMA Statement on Canada’s Agriculture Day February 12, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) is proud to celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day. Canada’s Agriculture Day highlights the importance of the agricultural sector and fosters a closer connection with consumers by educating them about where their food comes from and the people who produce it. As an industry, the fresh produce supply chains contributes $14 billion to Canada’s GDP and supports over 181,000 jobs across the country. “Canada’s Agriculture Day celebrates the food we love and those that produce it,” said Les Mallard, Chair ...
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Montreal start-up, Motorleaf, partners with greenhouse supplier, Cultilene, to provide cutting-edge technology to growers impacted by slim profits, severe labour shortages. [ RIJEN, NL & MONTREAL, CAN; January 31, 2019 ] Commercial greenhouses worldwide will gain facilitated access to artificial intelligence (AI) from a partnership between the Canadian agriculture technology company, Motorleaf, and a world-leading Dutch greenhouse supplier, Cultilene. Promoting the adoption of this technology aims to help counter decreasing profit margins and labour shortages in an industry that produces food more sustainably using fewer resources. Announcements ...
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Le texte français suit le texte anglais. Registration is Now Open!   January 7, 2019 Registration   for the 94 th   Annual CPMA Convention and Trade Show is now open! A full delegate registration lets you take full advantage of all that the   2019 CPMA Convention and Trade Show   has to offer. Full delegates have access to all business and social events, including meal functions ...
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Fall Harvest event on Parliament Hill / Événement « Moisson d’automne » sur la Colline du Parlement Le texte français suit le texte anglais. Produce industry hosts successful Fall Harvest advocacy event on Parliament Hill November 14, 2018 Canadian fresh produce industry leaders following a meeting with the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau. Over November 5-7, industry leaders representing the ...
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CPMA Member Bulletin: CPMA Recognizes MP Bev Shipley - Produce Champion 2018 CPMA Member Bulletin: CPMA Recognizes MP Bev Shipley - Produce Champion 2018 The Canadian Produce Marketing Association is pleased to recognize Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MP Bev Shipley as a 2018 Produce Champion. This recognition will be given annually to a Member of Parliament or Senator who has been supportive of the produce ...
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français December 12, 2017 2018 pre-Budget Report of the Standing Committee on Finance adopts two recommendations from CPMA   CPMA is pleased that the Standing Committee on Finance has included two recommendations from CPMA’s ...
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français November 16, 2017 Fall Harvest Event a Tremendous Success for our Industry On November 7 and 8, industry leaders representing CPMA and the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) met with over 50 Parliamentarians and civil ...
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CPMA Member Bulletin: CPMA and CHC Fall Harvest 2016 français November 28, 2016 Canadian produce industry urges parliamentarians to consider important labour and health issues ...
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This year Half Your Plate is proud to be participating in the Grey Cup Festival and we’d like to invite you to join us! Half Your Plate will have a tent during the Festival on Friday, Nov 25 and Saturday, Nov 26 in Toronto. We'll be passing out healthy snacks, taking photos and encouraging Canadians to make a healthy choice by filling half their plate with fruits and veggies at every meal. Our friend Freggie™ will be there for part of the day. Stop by our tent at the Grey Cup Festival at Roundhouse Park on Bremnar Blvd between 11:00am and 10:00pm and help us spread the message! Cheers, Ron Ron Lemaire President ...
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