2018 CFA Summer Board Meeting and FPT Ministers Roundtable

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Attend a national policy meeting with Canada’s ag industry and government leaders

Each summer, CFA invites its directors and member representatives to gather for our July board meeting, a mid-year opportunity to consider policy priorities and plan advocacy efforts for the coming months. The event also includes our annual Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Ministers Roundtable — a one-of-a-kind engagement for CFA board members, industry observers, and Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial agriculture ministers.

At this unique industry-government roundtable, participants will share views on the goals and process for developing a national economic strategy for the agriculture and agri-food sector, and how to incorporate recommendations from the Advisory Council on Economic Growth (the Barton report). The discussion will also explore how the strategy connects with other pertinent topics such as international trade and business risk management.

The event is by invitation only. An agenda will be available in the coming weeks.

To register: For CFA members and Corporate Leaders, online registration is available here

Agenda highlights

July 16: CFA Special Issue Committee Meetings, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

July 16-18: CFA Board Meeting 

July 18: Industry-Government FPT Ministers Roundtable, from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Hotel information 

We will host our meetings at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, located at 1128 West Hastings St.,Vancouver, BC V6E 4R5.  We have reserved a block of rooms with rates starting at $309 per night. 

Book your room by June 15, 2018 to ensure your accommodations are confirmed in time for the busy tourism season. Make your reservations online or call the hotel at 1-800-207-4150. Be sure to identify yourself as a participant in the Canadian Federation of Agriculture meeting.

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Catherine Rousseau 
Canadian Federation of Agriculture 
613-236-3633 ext 2327