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The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) represents growers across the country involved in the production of over 120 different types of crops on over 14,000 farms, with a farm gate value of $5.9 billion in 2021. FVGC is an Ottawa-based voluntary, not-for-profit, national association, and, since 1922, has advocated on important issues that impact Canada’s fresh produce sector, promoting healthy, safe, and sustainable food, ensuring the continued success and growth of the industry.

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FVGC Applauds Launch of Recognized Employer Pilot

August 9, 2023

OTTAWA – Today, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, launched the Recognized Employer Pilot (REP) under the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program. REP is a three-year initiative that will help to address labour shortages and reduce the administrative burden for repeat employers participating in the program who demonstrate a…

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Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada Express Concern Over Port of Vancouver Labour Strike

July 12, 2023

OTTAWA – The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) is raising concerns over the Port of Vancouver labour strike.  Recognized as a vital artery for the operations of Canada’s fresh produce industry, the port is instrumental in both the import of key resources and the export of Canadian produce. The current disruptions, however, threaten…

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"BC Blueberry growers are extremely thankful for the hard work and support of [the FVGC] and everyone that was involved in this push for the BC Blueberry industry.

The government was very receptive to moving the start and end dates for the emergency registration and we were able to cover the majority of our season."

Jason Smith, Chair, BC Blueberry Council

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