National Agricultural Labour Strategy

December 2, 2022 | Videos

Canada’s agricultural sector is an important engine of economic growth and social well-being that feeds millions of people in Canada and around the world. However, it faces unique labour challenges that hinder the productivity of agricultural and processing operations, result in lost economic potential, and create stress for employers and workers alike.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is developing a sector-specific strategy to address chronic labour shortages in farming and food processing. Our 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.

Read the full submission here.