Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) called on political candidates and party leaders to ensure the next government strengthens Canada’s largest manufacturing employer.
Nearly 300,000 workers rely on the sector, which is also the overall top employer in rural Canada. Yet, barriers to growth cost Canada 12 jobs in the sector every single day between 2012 and 2017.
“Food is fundamental to Canada’s families, farmers, economy, and environment. We employ more people than any other manufacturing sector, and we have taken bold steps to deliver products Canadians rely on, more sustainably than ever before,” said FCPC CEO Michael Graydon.
“Our commitments are ambitious and we need government to enable an environment that makes Canada a food powerhouse now and for the future.”
To remove barriers that raise food costs and impede growth, FCPC is calling on the next government to:
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