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Meet Senator Rob Black
(File) News Release: Senator Black’s Summer Engaging with Canadian Agriculture
Ottawa, September 7, 2022 – The Honourable Rob Black, Senator for Ontario, spent the 2022 summer season touring farms and agriculturally adjacent organizations, as well as connecting with rural leaders, to learn more about their work, industry concerns, and the challenges and opportunities their communities are facing.
(File) Digging In: Black’s Soil Health Study Approved
Ottawa, April 27, 2022 – Yesterday, the Honourable Rob Black, Senator for Ontario, moved the Order of Reference that will see the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry undertake a new study on soil health. The Senate subsequently passed the motion.
(File) Opinion: Canadian farmers fight climate change
From large-scale farms to the smallest backyard gardens, agriculture and agri-businesses depend on climate at every stage of the production cycle. We know that our climate is changing. What some Canadians may not know is that the agricultural sector often sees these changes first due to the nature of their work.
(File) Opinion: The other crisis: The labour shortage in our food-supply chain
While the pandemic drags on, another crisis is unfolding in the background — one that will affect Canadians from coast to coast to coast by limiting what they find on their grocery-store shelves and dinner tables.