On October 27th, Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) announced a $6.2- million funding commitment through Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) to support the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN-RCCV) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in supplying the industry with certified virus-free grapevine planting material.
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Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) has partnered with the grape and wine industry to produce certified, clean grapevines.
The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announced $2.3 million in funding for the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network's clean plant protocol through AgriAssurance.
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) announced $8.4 million in funding for the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN) to fund their Agri-Science Program cluster.
The Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN) is the culmination of a collaborative effort between the Grape Growers of Ontario, British Columbia Wine Grape Council, Quebec Wine Council and the Grape Growers Association of Nova Scotia. The objective of the CGCN is to advance the Canadian grape and wine industry by ensuring a sustainable supply of certified propagative grapevine material.