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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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BC Grape Hardiness for Early December

BC Grape Hardiness for Early December

Posted Dec 10th, 2019 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Grape bud hardiness reports for BC, Early December 2019

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2020- International Year of Plant Health

2020- International Year of Plant Health

Posted Dec 10th, 2019

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.

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OGWRI Request for Proposals as part of the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

OGWRI Request for Proposals as part of the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Posted Dec 10th, 2019

Ontario Grape and Wine Research Incorporated invite research proposals for the Research and Innovation Development Initiative (R&ID) component for the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program (MVIP). The objective of this program is to provide funds to improve the quality, productivity and adaptability of grape and wine production by promoting industry-wide access to innovative tools, technologies, resources, knowledge and information for grape and wine making. All activities must start on or ...

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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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