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Government of Canada invests in long-term growth of wine and grape industry

Government of Canada invests in long-term growth of wine and grape industry

Posted Jun 15th, 2019 in CGCN Press Release

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.

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Year 1 Grape & Wine Science Cluster Research Update

Year 1 Grape & Wine Science Cluster Research Update

Posted Mar 13th, 2019 in Research, Cluster Updates & Events

Learn more about the research being done under the Canadian Agricultural partnership Grape & Wine Science Cluster.

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Order of Canada Recipient, Howard Soon

Order of Canada Recipient, Howard Soon

Posted Jul 2nd, 2019

CGCN Director Howard Soon receives Order of Canada

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CCOVI scientist’s grapevine virus research gets global recognition

CCOVI scientist’s grapevine virus research gets global recognition

Posted Jun 3rd, 2019

Grapevine Virologist Sudarsana Poojari’s research has been evaluated by a French research group and published in the reputed EPPO Bulletin, the official publication of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO).

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Government of Canada invests in long-term growth of wine and grape industry

Government of Canada invests in long-term growth of wine and grape industry

Posted Jun 15th, 2019

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.

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Brock’s CCOVI partners with industry to produce certified clean grapevines

Brock’s CCOVI partners with industry to produce certified clean grapevines

Posted Jun 19th, 2019

Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) has partnered with the grape and wine industry to produce certified, clean grapevines.

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Government of Canada invests $80 million in the Centre for Plant Health

Government of Canada invests $80 million in the Centre for Plant Health

Posted Oct 19th, 2018

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $80 million to replace the Centre for Plant Health in Sidney, B.C.

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From Our Team

  • Canada's wine industry generates revenues of $1.2 billion and employs over 5,600 people. Exports of wine in 2016 equaled $133.6 million
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