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Posted on Tuesday October 18, 2016

This past week, COTA attended a two-day consultation session in Ottawa to provide insights and feedback from the organic sector into the development of the next agricultural policy framework—Growing Forward 3, commencing April 1, 2018. We were pleased to see an increase in support for “emerging and transformative sectors” as well as the inclusion of “environment and […]

Posted on Tuesday October 18, 2016

Join COTA in Ottawa October 25-26 for the 5th Annual COTA Parliament Day and Policy Conference. Once a year, COTA brings in organic industry leaders to meet with Members of Parliament, and other Parliamentarians for two days of meetings, policy discussions and social activity. Register now. For more information, contact Kirsten Cole.

Posted on Tuesday October 18, 2016

COTA welcomes Rebecca Schwartz and Jill Guerra as COTA’s newest interns. Graduating from University of Ottawa with Honors majoring in Communications with a minor in Business Administration, Rebecca will take on the role of Communications Coordinator working on COTA’s internal and external communication as well COTA’s public education campaigns. Jill recently finished her Master’s at […]

Posted on Tuesday October 11, 2016

The Food Secure Canada (FSC) 9th Assembly—Resetting the Table will be held in Toronto from October 13–16 at Ryerson University. The event will consist of 50+ skill-building workshops, tours, keynotes and networking opportunities. FSC, a new partner of COTA, is a pan Canadian alliance of organizations and individuals working to advance food security and food […]

Posted on Tuesday October 11, 2016

Canadian organic sector leaders will gather with Canadian policymakers to celebrate the organic sector on October 25 and 26. This is an opportunity for Canada’s Parliamentarians to interact with the fastest-growing sector in Canadian agriculture, and an opportunity for organic brands to demonstrate their commitment to the organic movement. For more information or to commit […]

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