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Ontario ramping up farm inspections to ensure COVID compliance

Province deploying hundreds of inspectors to proactively enforce pandemic rules in agri-food sector.

February 2, 2021
By CTV News


The Ontario government is committing hundreds of inspectors to focus efforts on curbing COVID-19 transmission at farms and greenhouses across the province.

Labour Minister Monte McNaughton and Agriculture Minister Ernie Hardeman made the announcement recently, following a growing season in Windsor-Essex that featured more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases, a handful of hospitalizations and two worker deaths.

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