Throughout this past summer, Senator Rob Black spent time away from the Senate touring farms and agricultural facilities across Canada. The reasoning? To learn more about agriculture’s work, industry concerns, pandemic challenges, and opportunities for the future, as Senator Black has a focus on agriculture and agri-food, rural spaces, and youth in the Senate. “If… Read More

An important step forward was taken May 27 for the Canadian beef industry, as the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) recognized Canada as negligible risk for Bovine Spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). “The recommendation by the OIE’s Scientific Commission to grant Canada negligible risk status for BSE is a historic closing of the BSE era for… Read More

One of two Canadians appointed to represent Ontario in the Senate of Canada on Thursday has a strong connection to the agriculture community. Robert (Rob) Black of Wellington County is a 4-H Canada past president, board member and staff member, having been involved in 4-H for over 40 years. He’s also a board member for… Read More

 

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