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Farming is a $101B industry in Canada


March 28, 2013
By The Canadian Press

March 28, 2013, Ottawa — The federal government has released a report
that shows how agriculture is contributing to the economy.

March 28, 2013, Ottawa — The federal government has released a report that shows how agriculture is contributing to the economy.

The report says agriculture and related industries employ 2.1 million people and account for $101 billion worth of Canada’s gross domestic product.

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It says consumers want more variety, more convenience, and more environmentally friendly and healthier food choices.

And there is growing demand for organic and halal products.

The report also says Canadians enjoy some of the lowest food costs in the world


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