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CFFO Scholarships Offer $10,000 to Support Youth in Agriculture
June 15, 2021 | Guelph, ON
The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario is now accepting applications for the 2021 CFFO Scholarship Program.
CFFO Holds 2021 Annual Meeting, Board Elections
March 24, 2021 | Guelph, ON
Provincial delegates of the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario met via videoconference yesterday for CFFO’s annual business meeting.
Farm Organizations, Nature Conservancy Groups Protest MZOs
March 2, 2021 | Guelph, ON
Several farm organizations and nature conservancy groups in Ontario have joined forces in an open letter asking Minster Steve Clark to reverse the current practice of issuing MZOs to expedite development on farmland and natural areas.
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 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.