Category Archives: COVID-19

CEBA Extension

The Federal Government announced August 31, 2020 that the deadline for applying for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) has been extended to October 31, 2020, making the program accessible longer to Canadians. Additional information can be found on the … Continue reading

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Advisory Direct Sales Producers

The Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture (NSDA) is launching a survey looking at the effects COVID-19 has had on direct sales patterns within the Agriculture Industry.  Primary producers and producers who value-add are being encouraged to participate in the survey … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Financial support for farmers and food processors

An all-inclusive information portal is available to help farmers, food processors and agri-food businesses find information on new and existing programs and financial resources to address hardships that many are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic. These initiatives help to: Maintain … Continue reading

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Open Farm Day 2020

Registration is now open for the 20th annual Open Farm Day on September 20, 2020! Due to public health recommendations and the ongoing risk of COVID-19, Open Farm Day will be a virtual only event this year! Registration closes July … Continue reading

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Support Canadian Farmers

Our Canadian farmers & food supply chain need support to mitigate the massive disruptions from COVID-19, to continue to provide all Canadians with a wide variety of affordable, nutritious food. Visit Support Canadian Food to send a letter of support to … Continue reading

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Emergency Processing Fund: Atlantic Canada

Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. is pleased to be delivering the Emergency Processing Fund: Atlantic Canada for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada for the Agriculture Processing Sector.  The Emergency Processing Fund aims to incent strategic investments to maintain and increase domestic … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Agriculture Response Program

This program is designed to help Nova Scotia’s agriculture industry mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry’s competitiveness, productivity and profitability. There are four streams for funding under the COVID-19 Response and Mitigation Program. The funding doesn’t … Continue reading

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Perennia’s COVID-19 Adaptations

As of May 27th, Perennia’s Agriculture Specialists have begun limited restart scenarios for on-farm visits. Please see the below PDF for additional information. Perennia COVID-19 Adaptations

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AAFC – YESP Announcement

May 26, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is taking steps to ensure the resilience of the food supply chain and to provide support to keep the agriculture sector … Continue reading

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AgriStability Enrolment Deadline Extended

The initial fee deadline (unless otherwise shown on your Enrolment Notice) for the 2020 program year only has been extended from April 30 to July 3, 2020. Additional information, including the application process and the AgriStability Benefit Estimator, can be … Continue reading

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