Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Marketing (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations

C.R.C., c. 208


Regulations Respecting the Marketing in Interprovincial and Export Trade of Greenhouse Vegetables Produced in Ontario


 These Regulations may be cited as the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Marketing (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations.


 In these Regulations,

“appointed shipper”

“appointed shipper” means a shipper in possession of a valid and subsisting certificate of appointment issued by the Commodity Board pursuant to the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Appointed Shippers’ Procedures (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations; (expéditeur désigné)

“Commodity Board”

“Commodity Board” means The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Producers’ Marketing Board; (Office de commercialisation)

“greenhouse vegetables”

“greenhouse vegetables” means tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce produced in the Province of Ontario in a greenhouse or any other enclosure under glass, plastic or other material used for the purpose of controlling temperature and providing protection for growing plants; (légumes de serre)


“producer” means a person engaged in the production of greenhouse vegetables; (producteur)


“product” means any quantity of greenhouse vegetables; (produit)


“retailer” means any person who sells or offers to sell a product directly to the consumer and includes the operator of a roadside stand; (détaillant)


“shipper” means any person who offers for sale, sells, receives, assembles, packs, ships for sale or transports a product but does not include

  • (a) a servant employed by and driving a vehicle owned by a producer or an appointed shipper,

  • (b) a railway company, or

  • (c) a person who transports the product by motor vehicle as agent of the producer; (expéditeur)


“wholesaler” means a person who buys a product through the Commodity Board and who offers for sale or sells the product to a retailer. (grossiste)


 These Regulations apply only to

  • (a) the marketing of a product in interprovincial and export trade;

  • (b) persons and property situated in the Province of Ontario; and

  • (c) a product produced in the Counties of Essex, Kent and Lambton in the Province of Ontario.