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Restricted Farm Losses: The Plight of the Part-Time Farmer

4 mai 2017 | Robert Graham

Introduction Not just anyone can become a farmer; yet many Canadians aspire to transfer from their existing occupation into farming. The challenge with said aspiration is that starting up a farm business is difficult, and though the federal government provides...

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Update on CFIA Food Labelling Modernization Initiative

9 mars 2017 | Kelly Harris

Launched in June 2013, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)’s Food Labelling Modernization (FLM) initiative has been an ongoing project to overhaul food labelling in Canada. The foundation of these changes is the 2012 Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA)...

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Visit us at the Pacific Agriculture show!

12 janvier 2017 | David Woolford

Miller Thomson’s Agribusiness Group will be at the Pacific Agriculture Show in Abbotsford from January 26-28, 2017. (www.agricultureshow.net) We have two 3 Day VIP passes to give away to this event.  Please contact Wendy Baker at wbaker@millerthomson.com if you are...

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EU and Canada Sign CETA but Obstacles Remain to Full Ratification

9 novembre 2016 | Andrew Hentz

We have previously blogged here on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”), and the uncertainty cast upon the Agreement when the Belgian region of Wallonia announced that it would not ratify. Wallonia’s political leadership had expressed concerns about the...

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Wallonia Creates Uncertainty on CETA Ratification Timeline

27 octobre 2016 | Andrew Hentz

We have previously blogged here on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”), the trade agreement which is Canada’s largest trade initiative since NAFTA and, if implemented, would provide Canadian exporters preferential access to the sizable EU market. Following the...

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Supreme Court of Canada Rules that Quebec’s Farm Income Stabilization Program is not a Contract of Insurance

3 octobre 2016 | Alexandre Ajami

Co-Author: Grégory Morin-Maltais, Articling Student Two recent decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada directly affect Quebec’s farm businesses by confirming La Financière Agricole du Québec’s (“La Financiere”) discretion in the administration of the farm income stabilization program known as...

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Event Announcement – Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

6 septembre 2016 | Andrew Hentz

CANADA’S OUTDOOR FARM SHOW – September 13, 14 & 15, 2016 (Woodstock, Ontario) Miller Thomson LLP is again looking forward to being a part of the 23rd annual Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Please come by our booth to say hello...

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Changes Implemented to Ontario’s Production Insurance Regime

23 août 2016 | Andrew Hentz, Carol S. VandenHoek

In a previous post which may be found here, we discussed legislation tabled by the Ontario government which would amend the province’s production insurance regime and had the potential to widen production insurance coverage to allow livestock, dairy, poultry, and...

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Calorie Menu Disclosures Coming to Ontario

3 août 2016 | Kelly Harris

Ontario legislation to overhaul in-store calorie advertising requirements There are some sweeping new food and beverage disclosure requirements coming into play for the food industry in Ontario. The Healthy Menu Choices Act, will come into force on January 1, 2017,...

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Things You May Not Know About the Farm Debt Mediation Act

7 juillet 2016 | David G. Gerecke, Q.C.

Most or all creditors who lend to farmers will be familiar with the Farm Debt Mediation Act, S.C. 1997, c. 21 (the “FDMA”) and the need to serve a notice under the FDMA before taking action against a farmer.  However,...

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