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Canadian growers optimistic as Bill C-280 moves to second reading

December 1, 2023  By Diana Martin, Farmtario

Dec. 1, 2023 – A bill that will provide fresh produce sellers in Canada with financial protection in case of buyer bankruptcy has moved to second reading in the Senate. Bill C-280, the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act was adopted by the House of Commons on Oct. 25, with its first reading in the Senate the next day. The bill offers financial protection to fresh produce sellers similar to that offered to counterparts in the US. Farmtario reports. | READ MORE




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