Food and Beverage Canada and association members have submitted comments to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food’s assessment of processing capacity in Canada. Recommendations that will safeguard food supply have been made.
The Federal Government’s Throne Speech delivered by Governor General Julie Payette on September 23rd provided insight on Prime Minister Trudeau’s priorities for COVID-19 recovery. While focused on many important health and social policy priorities, it is decidedly light on industrial policy or economic stimulus.
In uncertain times, it is more critical than ever for Canadians to have access to good, high quality, and nutritious food. That is why the Government of Canada is taking steps to support the farmers and businesses who provide Canadians with the food they need to keep themselves and their families healthy.
May 25, 2020 Congratulations to Food and Beverage Ontario on creating and launching this important campaign today – Frontline Food Facts. FBC-ABC is pleased to be involved in this initiative which will celebrate frontline food workers and connect with consumers on their burning question about the food and beverage manufacturing industry.
May 11, 2020 Food processing industry associations submitted a letter to the Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, outlining the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing sector and the importance of having a seat on the newly established, Industry Strategy Council.
April 24, 2020 We are writing on behalf of Canada’s food and beverage sector. COVID-19 has placed unthinkable pressure on all aspects of the country’s economic and social infrastructure. As Canadians, we are fortunate that as the country battles the COVID-19 health care and economic crisis, critical industries like food manufacturing continue to operate, ensuring Canadians have access to essential products.