Canadian Organic Standards

Canadian Organic Standards

Permitted Substances List

Organic Products Regulations

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National Organizations

  • Organic Week: Canada's weeklong celebration of all things organic September 22-29
  • Canada Organic Trade Association: Your source for the latest information on "Canada Organic"
  • Canadian Organic Growers: To lead local and national communities towards sustainable organic stewardship of land, food and fibre while respecting nature, upholding social justice and protecting natural resources.
  • Canadian Health Food Association: To promote growth of natural health industry
  • Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada: Research, extension, education in Organic Agriculture
  • Organic Federation of Canada: Bringing together all the key players in Canada's organic industry to ensure excellent standards and regulations that stimulate the growth of Canada's organic sector, which is good for the environment, the consumer, family farms and rural commnities.

  Provincial Organic Organizations

The Maritimes

  • Atlantic Canada Organic Regional Network (ACORN): The Voice of Organic in Atlantic Canada


  • La Filière biologique du Québec: Depuis près de 20 ans, la Filière biologique du Québec est vouée au développement du secteur biologique québécois, au bénéfice des entreprises et des consommateurs d’ici.
  • Le Québec Bio: le lieu de référence de la communauté biologique du Québec
  • Conseil des appellations réservées et des termes valorisants (CARTV): accréditation et surveillance du biologique au Québec
  • équiterre: Le réseau des fermiers de famille et Agriculture soutenue par la communauté

  • Ministère de l'agriculture, pêcheries et alimentation Québec (MAPAQ)
  • Centre d'expertise et de transfert en agriculture biologique et de proximité (CETAB+):


  • Farm Start: Supporting a new generation of farmers (incubator farm)
  • Ecological Farmers of Ontario (EFAO): helping Ontario farmers improve the health of the soil, water, crops, livestock and the diversity of the environment.
  • Guelph Organic Conference: January 31 - February 3 2013
  • Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)


  • Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA): connects the partners in the organic sector and represents the organic value chain in Manitoba.



  • Organic Alberta: a membership driven non-profit association representing organics in Alberta and strengthening the organic community through leadership, networking, education, communication and advocacy.
  • Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development

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