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Highlight on the Ontario Federation of Agriculture

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is the largest general farm organization in Ontario, proudly representing 38,000 farm family members across the province. Established in 1936, the OFA was organized in response to the creation of the Canadian Chamber of Agriculture in 1935, later renamed the Canadian Federation of Agriculture. For more than 80 years, … Continue reading "Highlight on the Ontario Federation of Agriculture"

The Ag Value Chain Starts Here

The South Central Ontario Region comprised of Brant, Elgin, Middlesex, Norfolk and Oxford counties, is a leader in  agricultural production and food processing.  Producers:  This region makes up over 10% of the overall production for most livestock and crops in the Province and 40% of the total vegetable crops in Ontario (1).  Within the region … Continue reading "The Ag Value Chain Starts Here"

Connectivity and Economic Development Strategies Announced for Rural Canada

SCOR EDC has been advocating for the need for ubiquitous rural broadband since its inception in 2010.   Other organizations such as the WOWC and ROI have also recognized this need as critical to keep rural Ontario and specifically the South Central Ontario region competitive. As a region we are excited to see actions start … Continue reading "Connectivity and Economic Development Strategies Announced for Rural Canada"

Local Jobs Hub Tool Now Live!

  The Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board is launching the all-in-one digital system for job seekers across the three counties. Composed of 3 tools, Local Jobs Hub aims to help match local job seekers with employers, training, and skill building in the region. The tool has been funded in part by the … Continue reading "Local Jobs Hub Tool Now Live!"

Highlight on Food and Beverage Ontario

About Food and Beverage Ontario (FBO) FBO is a not-for-profit, leadership organization dedicated to advancing the interests of Ontario’s food and beverage processors and is the is the provincial professional leadership organization for food and beverage processors across Ontario. Their focus is on the success, prosperity and growth of the food and beverage processing sector. … Continue reading "Highlight on Food and Beverage Ontario"