Greenpeace Ignores Weight of Scientific Evidence on GM Food Safety

Toronto, August 8, 2007 – Opinions surrounding the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods must be based on conclusive scientific facts, not the results of one study, the trade association representing Canada’s plant science industry said today. “Genetically modified foods and the crops from which they are derived are some of the most extensively studied […]

Canada’s Plant Science Industry Applauds the Government of PEI for it’s Recognition of the Importance of the New Bioeconomy

August 3, 2007 CropLife Canada and its member companies today applauded the provincial government in Prince Edward Island for its announcement regarding the Office of Biosciences and Economic Innovation and its new deputy minister. CropLife Canada feels that this announcement further highlights the PEI government’s commitment to encouraging innovation and helping to grow Canada’s emerging […]

Canada’s Plant Science Industry Supports Growing Forward the Federal, Provincial, Territorial Governments’ New Vision for Agriculture

CropLife Canada and its member companies support the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture and their recent agreement to create a new market driven agriculture sector that will establish Canadian agriculture as a leader in innovation and productivity. “We are pleased with the new vision, Growing Forward. It reiterates our industry’s goals and brings […]

Canada’s Plant Science Industry Hails Ontario Investment in Bio-resource Innovation

Canada’s plant science industry is hailing today’s announcement by the Ontario government that it will make a major investment in research to find new ways of using agricultural products in the auto sector. “Investing today in the development of leading edge bio-resources will help ensure that Canada is able to capture a share of the […]

Leave Pesticide Regulation to Health Canada – Science-based facts should win out over misinformation

TORONTO, Feb. 26 2007 /CNW/ – A call today for a province-wide Ontario ban on urban pesticides for use on lawns and gardens should be considered in the context of the facts and not misinformation, says the Urban Pest Management Council of Canada. Public policy should be based on sound science. A province-wide pesticide bylaw […]

CropLife Canada World Leaders with stewardshipfirst™ Program: Inaugural Stewardship Benchmarking Report Demonstrates Industry Commitment

CropLife Canada today released its inaugural Stewardship Benchmarking Report, which highlights the numerous stewardship activities and achievements of the plant science industry. “We are very proud of our members’ commitment to safe, environmentally responsible practices and of our unique stewardshipfirst™ program,” says Lorne Hepworth, President of CropLife Canada. “This report clearly benchmarks our stewardship successes […]