Press Releases and Statements

OCO’s Official Response to PCPA Targeted Review

The Government of Canada recently released its Consultation on the Targeted Review of the Pesticide Control Products Act Discussion Paper,...

OCO’s Official Response to the CFIA’s Exemption Proposal for GE

The CFIA has recently proposed a new regulatory guidance which would allow companies to employ gene editing techniques from organic...

OCO’s Response to PCPA Targeted Changes

OCO’s Response to PCPA Targeted Changes

In March 2022, the Health Canada Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) opened a consultation on a facet of their Transformation Agenda...

Ontario’s Big In Organic Eaters But Not Growers, New Report Confirms

January 28th, Guelph - The Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) has released their 2021 Ontario Organic Market Report published in partnership with the Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA).

2021 In Review

Looking back over 2021, at OCO, we have had a very productive year thanks to our network of creative and hardworking organic operators and producers across Ontario. Check out some of our amazing achievements!