Archive: election

Ontario Puts a New Government to Work

Ontarians voted for change on June 7th, with a strong outcome. The province has given the reigns to the PC party to steer the ship for the next four years. The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) offers congratulations to newly elected Premier Doug Ford and to the Progressive Conservative Party that will form Ontario’s…

The Power of the Rural Vote

As we come into the final week of the Ontario election 2018, this has been a dramatic campaign to watch. After three broadcasted debates, the parties continue to fight to win over voters in ridings all across the province. Based on current polls, it seems unlikely that we will see the same urban/rural divide we…

Political Will Necessary for Water Stewardship

With the provincial election approaching, the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario is reaching out to provincial candidates on three key issues for farming communities: agri-food sector success, farmland preservation, and water stewardship. This week’s focus has been on water stewardship. Ontario agriculture’s future success will rely on optimal use and management of water for food…

Political Will Necessary for Farmland Preservation

This May, the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario is reaching out to provincial candidates on three key issues for farming communities: agri-food sector success, farmland preservation, and water stewardship. This week’s focus has been on farmland preservation. CFFO district leaders across the province reached out to candidates and local media to voice concerns about the…

Political Will Necessary for Agri-food Success

Provincial elections take place on June 7, and campaigns are (unofficially) in full swing. This May, the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario is bringing attention to three key issues for farming communities: agri-food sector success, farmland preservation, and water stewardship. This week’s focus has been on agri-food sector success. In 2017, the Barton Report recognized…

The Easter Season

According to the calendar, spring is here, but we are all wondering when the weather will turn to spring and the soil will turn that light-coloured brown. Most are looking forward to some more heat and warmer weather. For many, this weekend is a time of reflection as Christians remember the gift of salvation through…

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Agricultural Election Issues

As Election Day approaches anticipation among Canadians is building. We are eager to see the culmination of one of the longest election campaigns in Canadian history, and certainly in living memory. Rural and urban voters alike will want to consider agricultural issues as they go to the ballot boxes, since, after all, we all eat.…