Published on Thu, 02/04/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council

Revealing the Issues in the Canadian Agri-Food Workforce and What They Mean to All Stakeholders

Event Information

03/14/2016 @ 09:00
03/16/2016
Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

 

                                             MEDIA ADVISORY

Revealing the Issues in the Canadian Agri-Food Workforce and What They Mean to All Stakeholders

The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council will host The Growing the AgriWorkforce, the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Workforce Summit.

Date: March 14, 15 & 16, 2016
Location: Fairmont Winnipeg.

“This is an important opportunity for those in the sector to collaborate with their colleagues about the future of the agricultural and agri-food industry in Canada. This unique and timely event will focus on the critical workforce challenges impacting competitiveness and sustainability facing the industry”, says Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst, Executive Director, Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC), Ottawa, Ontario. “Together stakeholders from across the value chain and representing all aspects of the industry will review the latest research on workforce shortages, explore practical business solutions, and discuss ways to mitigate pressures in the short, medium and long term.”

Keynote speakers include:
- Andrew Coyne, Political Journalist, Toronto
- J.P. Gervais, Chief Agricultural Economist, FCC, Regina,
- Michael Burt, Jean-Charles Le Vallee, Conference Board of Canada, Toronto

For more information visit: http://www.cahrc-ccrha.ca/growingtheagriworkforce/

Conference contact: Debra Hauer, Project Manager, CAHRC,
Phone: 613-745-7457 EXT 227 or email hauer@cahrc-ccrha.ca

To arrange interview with any speaker prior to or during conference:
Contact: Iris Meck,
Phone: 403-686-8407
Email: iris@irismeck.com

 

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