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Upcoming IOIA trainings

On Sept. 23 and Sept. 25, IOIA and COTA are collaborating to offer a two-day webinar on the Canadian Organic Regime (COR) for processing operations, with discounts available for members. This webinar is highly recommended for QA staff of organic processors, consultants, educators, extension, and certification agency staff. The course will provide comprehensive training on the Organic Products Regulations, the […]

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Join COTA and UNFI Canada in Toronto

Will you be attending CHFA East in Toronto this month? COTA members are invited to a cocktail & social event presented by UNFI Canada and COTA, in support of Organic Week on Friday, September 12, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The event will be held at Fifth Grill & Terrace, 225 Richmond St. West, in […]

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GMO labeling

The New Democratic Party’s Murray Rankin (Member of Parliament for Victoria) has introduced motion M-480, the “Right to Know” bill, in the House of Commons calling for mandatory labeling of food products containing GMO ingredients. COTA is currently in contact with Mr. Rankin, and has met with the NDP critic of Agriculture Malcolm Allen to […]

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COTA still seeks your support

COTA is pleased to report that 70 percent of its Annual Fund goal has been received through member pledges and contributions. The Annual Fund supports COTA’s key initiatives, including government relations, consumer education and media outreach. Please help us move the needle and meet our goal of $80,000 in 2014. If you are based in […]

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