New CropLife Canada Board and Executive announced

CropLife Canada’s new board and executive committee was announced at the trade association’s annual conference in Ottawa today. “Our association is fortunate to have exceptional business leaders who are willing to dedicate time and energy to being part of our board. The industry as a whole benefits from their willingness to share their knowledge and […]

Big problems, Canadian solutions

How plant science and Canadian agriculture can help ease world challenges Join us to hear a distinguished panel of speakers discuss how plant science innovations and Canadian agriculture can help address some of the most pressing issues of our time. The Right Honourable Joe Clark, former Canadian prime minister, Margaret Catley-Carlson, vice-chair of the International […]

What’s with all the questions about pesticides?

Local author puts risk in perspective December 3, 2008 – Ottawa, ON – Author and Ottawa Citizen columnist Dan Gardner will be the special guest speaker today at a national agricultural conference co-hosted by CropLife Canada and the Grain Growers of Canada. Gardner, author of Risk: The Science and Politics of Fear, will talk about […]

CropLife Canada calls on Ontario government to get serious about science

Ottawa, ON – CropLife Canada called on the Government of Ontario to defer consultations on draft regulations to ban the sale and use of some pesticides until government officials develop scientific criteria for Ontarians to comment on. “CropLife Canada’s board has met to discuss these draft regulations and we are extremely concerned. We believe we […]

Innovations in agriculture help solve global challenges

56th annual conference highlights opportunities Ottawa, ON – CropLife Canada and Grain Growers of Canada are proud to be co-hosting a two-day conference at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa that focuses on the ways innovations in agriculture are helping to address some of the toughest challenges facing the world today. “Agriculture today is looking at […]

Where do empty containers go?

Canada’s plant science industry a world-leader in responsible practice Toronto, ON – Did you know Canada is a world-leader in stewardship practices for the plant sciences industry? Whether it is the collection and disposal of obsolete pesticide products from farms, the recycling of empty pesticide containers, or proper management of plant biotechnology products on the […]