Events and Announcements

Published on Wed, 09/28/2016 by Advancing Women in Agriculture

Hon. Jeff Leal to open Advancing Women Conference

Hon. Jeff Leal to open Advancing Women Conference

Event Information

10/03/2016 @ 9:00 a.m.
10/04/2016
Toronto, Ontario

The Advancing Women: Life Skills for Leadership, Women in Ag Conference is delighted to announce that the Honourable Jeff Leal, Ontario Minister or Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, will be our opening speaker. 

The Minister is scheduled to address this gathering of more than 400 women in agriculture on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. His remarks will be followed by a presentation by Deb Stark, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

Published on Wed, 09/28/2016 by Canadian Premature Babies Foundation

Breast Milk For Every Preemie

Breast Milk For Every Preemie

For Immediate Release

Breast Milk For Every Preemie

Canadian Premature Babies Foundation calls for an exclusive human milk diet for premature babies

Published on Tue, 09/27/2016 by Advancing Women in Agriculture

Strong attendance expected at next week’s Advancing Women in Agriculture conference

Strong attendance expected at next week’s Advancing Women in Agriculture conference

For immediate release

TORONTO, September 27, 2016 – More than 400 women in the Canadian agriculture industry are set to gather for a one-of-a-kind experience of professional networking and personal inspiration.

The two-day Advancing Women: Life Skills for Leadership, Women in Ag Conference takes place October 3 and 4, 2016 in Toronto.

Published on Wed, 09/21/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

For the Love of Trees: TD Bank Group helps NCC conserve forests in all 10 Provinces

For the Love of Trees: TD Bank Group helps NCC conserve forests in all 10 Provinces

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and TD Bank Group (TD) are marking National Forest Week with the announcement of 25 conservation projects across the country.

The conservation projects total more than 40,606 acres (16,432 hectares). That’s an area equivalent to more than 27,000 Canadian football fields – or 15 football fields a day over the five year initiative!

Published on Tue, 09/20/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Four Prairie Grower Organizations Contribute to CASA’s Grain Safety Program

Four Prairie Grower Organizations Contribute to CASA’s Grain Safety Program

Winnipeg, MB, September 20, 2016: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association is pleased to announce that four grower organizations – Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA), Alberta Pulse Growers (APG), Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), and Prairie Oat Growers Association (POGA) – have committed $120,000 to CASA’s Grain Safety Program.

“Having producer support of the Grain Safety Program is vital to the success of this initiative,” says Marcel Hacault, CASA’s Executive Director.

Published on Wed, 08/31/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

CASA’s Farm Safety Conference to be Held October 4 – 6 in Charlottetown

CASA’s Farm Safety Conference to be Held October 4 – 6 in Charlottetown

Winnipeg, MB, August 31, 2016: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) will hold its 22nd annual conference, “Empowering the AgSafe Family – Keeping Kids Safe”, and annual general meeting in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island from October 4 – 6, 2016.

“Injuries are still too common on the farm,” says Marcel Hacault, CASA’s Executive Director. “And far too often, these injuries involve children and young workers.”

Published on Wed, 08/24/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Three New Directors Appointed to FarmSafe Foundation Board

Three New Directors Appointed to FarmSafe Foundation Board

August 24, 2016, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The FarmSafe Foundation welcomes three new members to the charity’s Board of Directors.

Jim Feeny, Director of Public Affairs for CN, brings over 35 years of leadership experience in communications, and public and government affairs to the Foundation Board.

Shanna Groeneveld, Communications Manager with Crop Production Services (CPS), has a strong background in agricultural marketing, communications and training.

Published on Tue, 07/12/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Community Volunteers Keep Kids Safe Through Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® Events

Community Volunteers Keep Kids Safe Through Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® Events

The deadline to apply for a 2017 Safety Day is July 15th 

Winnipeg, MB, July 12, 2016: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) in partnership with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation (PAF) is pleased to announce that over 90 PAF Safety Day events are planned to take place in nine provinces in 2016.

Published on Fri, 06/24/2016 by RBC Insurance

BUYING TRAVEL INSURANCE JUST GOT EASIER WITH 7 SIMPLE QUESTIONS FROM RBC INSURANCE

BUYING TRAVEL INSURANCE JUST GOT EASIER WITH 7 SIMPLE QUESTIONS FROM RBC INSURANCE

The days of answering endless, complicated medical questions are long gone! RBC Insurance is making it easier for travelers who are 65 years and older to purchase travel insurance. A first in Canada, RBC Insurance’s groundbreaking simplified medical questionnaire now consists of only 7 simple to answer questions (to a maximum of 11 questions based on responses) down from 51.

Published on Fri, 06/17/2016 by K&K Casting

CASTING CALL FOR MALE YOUTH 16-23 YEARS OLD

CASTING CALL FOR MALE YOUTH 16-23 YEARS OLD

K&K Casting is currently doing a Canada-wide casting call for a LEAD ROLE in the new Feature Film FIRST LIGHT. 

They are looking specifically for male actors (any ethnicity) between the ages of 16-23 who can easily pull off looking 17. 

The film follows seventeen-year-old SEAN TERRELL, who provides sanctuary for a classmate, ALEX LAINEY, who begins to develop extraordinary powers following an encounter with a UFO.

*** Note: They are looking for CANADIAN ACTORS (or Actors with CANADIAN working papers) ONLY ***

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