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Green jobs in agriculture eligible for wage subsidy

Protecting and restoring ecosystems, reducing energy use, producing organic products 
and limiting greenhouse gases qualify for the program

Reading Time: < 1 minute Employers in the ag sector with an environmental focus are being urged to consider a program that subsidizes the salaries of new graduates by up to $13,500 per year. “Agriculture is a natural fit for this green jobs initiative,” says Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst, executive director of the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council. “Canada’s primary producers are […] Read more