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Agriculture and Conservation Groups Contest MZOs
December 15, 2020 | Anne Bell, Ontario Nature
Agriculture and Conservation Groups are working together to oppose Minister's Zoning Orders, which allow the Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister to rezone land without giving notice or consulting municipalities or the public. Read this guest article from Anne Bell, Director of Conservation and Education at Ontario Nature, about the work of Ontario Nature and CFFO to contest Minister's Zoning Orders.
Joint Statement on Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020: Protecting Ontario Farms and the Food System
December 4, 2020 | Guelph, ON
The Ontario government announced the proclamation of the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020. The Act will protect Ontario’s food supply chain, from farm to table, without infringing on the right to peacefully protest and, in conjunction with the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act (PAWS), 2019, ensure animals are protected and cared for properly.
General farm organizations receive notice of decision regarding freedom-of-information request
August 11, 2020 | Guelph, ON
The CFFO, OFA and NFU-O have issued a joint release stating their commitment to appeal OMAFRA's decision to release farm business names in response to a freedom of interest (FOI) request.
Pollinator-Friendly Farm Chemical Management
July 27, 2020 | Message from CFFO & OBA
A joint message from CFFO and the Ontario Beekeepers' Association, offering tips and information to help protect our pollinators.
New Legislation Protects Farms and Food Safety
June 17, 2020 | Guelph, ON
Ontario’s farm and commodity groups applaud the Ontario government for Bill 156, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020.
CFFO Announces New Leadership
March 25, 2020 | Guelph, ON
Provincial delegates have acclaimed Ed Scharringa as president for the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) at the 2020 Annual Meeting
CFFO Welcomes Dr. Brenda Dyack as Executive Director
May 15, 2019 | Guelph, ON
The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Brenda Dyack has been hired as the CFFO’s Executive Director.
CFFO Annual Meeting Sees Board Shuffle
March 27, 2019 | Guelph, ON
Provincial delegates of the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) met in Waterloo, March 26, for the CFFO’s Annual Meeting.
Cap Funding to Support Optimal On-Farm Use of BMPS
January 14, 2019 | Guelph, ON
The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) has received over $80,125 in funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) towards the $130,125 first year costs of a multi-year project that will help farmers make better choices about which Best Management Practices (BMPs) to use on their farms.
CFFO Congratulates Newly Elected MPPs
June 11, 2018 | Guelph, ON
The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) offers congratulations to newly elected Premier Doug Ford and to the Progressive Conservative Party that will form Ontario’s government.