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Pandemic has put spotlight on Canada’s food chain challenges

April 15, 2021 – Canada’s pandemic crisis has put a spotlight on the many challenges faced by the country’s food supply chain. The latest policy brief by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) —Growing a More Resilient Food Supply Chain in Ontario — outlines the numerous pressures faced by the province’s food industry, including farmers, restaurateurs, and food suppliers. The report takes aim at public policymakers, urging them to take a more stringent approach to protecting Ontario’s food industry, especially in the area of rising food insecurity and food fraud, as well as supporting demand for locally-produced food. The Chronicle Herald reports. | READ MORE