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Okanagan apple & pear growers face significant losses due to labour shortage

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-04 Fri 08:14
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The British Columbia Fruit Growers’ Association is once again appealing to locals to consider picking fruit as temporary employment. A similar plea was made earlier in the season, just before the cherry harvest. The plea is deemed necessary in the wake of a severe labour shortage of foreign workers.…