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Agriculture funding update

21 mai 2020 | Heather L. Jones

In early May, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (the “CFA”) sought further funding from the federal government in the amount of $2.6 billion. On May 5, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a grant of $252 million. An outline of...

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Federal aid for Canadian agriculture and food sectors

5 mai 2020 | Eric F.W. Johnson, Brady Knight

The federal government announced a $252-million aid package for Canada’s agriculture and food industries on May 5, 2020. A number of areas will receive increased funding. Highlights include: Food processors: Both large and small food processors (including meat packers) will...

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Temporary foreign workers and COVID-19

27 mars 2020 | Carol S. VandenHoek, Veronica K. Choy, Andrea Speer

With the global spread of COVID-19, governments all over the world have been implementing extraordinary measures in an effort to contain the virus and its effects on the population. As part of these measures, the Government of Canada announced air...

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Agricultural and food production COVID-19 financial assistance

25 mars 2020 | Heather L. Jones, Stefanie Gladders

On March 23, 2020 the Canadian federal government announced, as part of its emergency bill to provide funding to Canadians, that $5 billion dollars will be provided to Farm Credit Canada (“FCC”) to increase lending capacity for the agriculture and...

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Cannabis and Co-operatives – A Traditional Business Model in a New Agricultural Sector

1 octobre 2019 | Mary Childs

Co-operatives are an important part of Canada’s agricultural sector and they offer a useful business structure for small and medium-sized growers in the developing cannabis industry.  Producer members of a co-operative can pool resources and share profits through their ownership...

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Event Announcement – Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

12 septembre 2019

CANADA’S OUTDOOR FARM SHOW – September 10 – 12, 2019 (Woodstock, Ontario) Miller Thomson LLP is again looking forward to being a part of the 26th annual Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Please come by our booth to say hello or ask...

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Changes to Health Canada Licensing Application Requirements

27 juin 2019 | Robert Graham, Erin Fray

Modifications to Health Canada’s licensing application requirements represent a significant new burden to hopeful license applicants. On May 8, 2019, Health Canada issued a statement identifying significant changes to the Federal cannabis licensing process. While a significant number of licenses...

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Cannabis Legalization and Farm Safety Considerations

28 juin 2018 | Amy Groothuis, Carol S. VandenHoek

The occupational health and safety risks associated with farming have long been known.  The introduction of recreational (legalized) cannabis, which will take effect on October 17, 2018, adds uncertainty for farmers, even if they are not part of the cannabis...

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Securing Water Rights: Analyzing the Water Act, Case Law and Lessons for Lenders in Alberta

20 février 2018 | Stefan Mirkovic, John MacKay

Water rights vary from province to province; in Alberta water rights are primarily covered by the Water Act (the “Act”).[1] Under the Act, there are three primary ways that an agricultural business may divert water: Water License Exempted Agriculture User...

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Pacific Agriculture Show 2018

31 janvier 2018

Once again Miller Thomson was present at this year’s Pacific Agriculture Show that took place at Tradex in Abbotsford, British Columbia from January 25 to 27, 2018. Miller Thomson lawyers manned the booth for three days reaching out and connecting...

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