National Agricultural Labour Strategy

AAFC is developing a sector-specific strategy to address chronic labour shortages in farming and food processing and your input is required.

Canada's agricultural sector faces unique labour challenges that hinder the productivity of agricultural and processing operations, result in lost economic potential.

AAFC is developing a sector-specific strategy to address chronic labour shortages in farming and food processing. The goal is to develop solutions that consider unique regional and sub-sector concerns. This will better position the sector to address short-term pressures and advance long-term solutions to help farmers and food processors meet their needs.

AAFC has opened a window for Online consultations from June 27, 2022 and will close on September 28, 2022.

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