28. March 2011 12:15
In partnership with the Arts Council of Muskoka, the Steps to Leadership program will be delivered in the District of Muskoka throughout 2011. We are currently hiring a Local Coordinator who will play a key role in the coordination of the sessions, the promotion of the programs and the recruitment of participants. Download the full job description here. Applications are due Friday, April 1, 2011!
*Please note that this position is dependent on receiving full funding for the program and will be confirmed before the start of interviews.
Alicia Evans - Project Manager - Leadership Programs
14. March 2011 09:15
The Canadian agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector is an important contributor to Canada's overall economy and, like other economic sectors, must evolve to meet emerging challenges and opportunities. In July 2008, Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) Ministers announced the completion of the Growing Forward framework, with a vision for a profitable and innovative agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products industry that seizes opportunities in responding to market demands and contributes to the health and well-being of Canadians. The 5-year Growing Forward policy agreement expires on March 31, 2013 and the successor framework ‘Growing Forward 2’ must be ready for implementation on April 1, 2013.
There are several ways to participate in the Growing Forward 2 public engagement process. Online you can access the discussion paper (PDF Version, 1.0 KB and provide feedback and comments through the online feedback form. In Ontario there will be two in-person engagement sessions held in March 2011:
March 23, 2011 - London, Ontario
Best Western Lamplighter Inn and Conference Centre
591 Wellington Road South
March 24, 2011 - Guelph, Ontario
Best Western Royal Brock Hotel and Conference Centre
716 Gordon Street
For more information and to register, please consult the agenda and complete the online registration form to confirm your participation.
This is your opportunity to get involved and provide input in to this important process. Space is limited and time is short… take advantage of it!
Rob Black, Chief Executive Officer