Tag: Lisa Thompson

Next Phase of Neonic Regs Too Restrictive on Farmers & Ag Professionals: Thompson

Ontario MPP for Huron-Bruce, Lisa Thompson, hasĀ launched an initiative aimed at addressing concerns that the next phase of Ontario’s neonicotinoid regulations will unfairly limit farmers’ choices and the professional reach of agriculture professionals. Last week, Thompson introduced to the provincial legislature Bill 4, theĀ Supporting Agricultural Experts in Their Field Act, 2016, in counter to changes… Read more »

Ontario Private Member’s Motion Calls for More Ag Education at High School Level

How do you sell an industry full of potential? If you’re hoping to influence career choices, you have to be top of mind when high school students are contemplating opportunities. That’s the motivation behind Ontario’s Lisa Thompson’s private member’s motion, Growing Agri-food Jobs, first read at Queen’s Park in November, and introduced this week. Thompson,… Read more »