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Emergency On-Farm Support Fund: Step 2. Who is eligible

Step 2. Who is eligible

Eligible recipients are primary Canadian agricultural producers (for example, a farm, ranch or other operation) that produce agricultural products for resale and employ farm workers (domestic and temporary foreign workers). They can include:

Aquaculture production is not eligible under the program.

Applicants do not have to have registered temporary foreign workers to be eligible.

Eligible recipients must adhere to all of the provisions of the Quarantine Act, including but not limited to the mandatory 14-day isolation period for temporary foreign workers.

Should AAFC become aware of an applicant breaching any part of those requirements, the recipient will no longer be eligible for the funding. Any amounts already paid to the recipient will be considered a debt to the Crown.

Eligible safety measures

Eligible activities can be retroactive to March 15, 2020 and must be completed by February 26, 2021.

Eligible activities include:

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