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Thurs. Feb. 23, 5 p.m.



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Canadian Federation of Agriculture

2017 Annual Meeting • Feb. 22-23, 2017

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Attend the Canadian Federation of Agriculture's 2017 Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Feb. 22-23, 2017 and join farm leaders from across Canada in gearing up for Canada's 150th birthday. We'll celebrate agriculture as part of our national fabric and explore the sector's growth opportunities for the future.

Agenda highlights

Our conference theme is "Canada's 150: Our Farms, Our Food, Our Future" and our program features discussions organized around three topics: globalization, natural resources and strategies for growth. Our guest speakers will examine policy options and proposals to best position Canada's agriculture industry to achieve its full potential. 

This year, CFA will also hold elections to select our President and Vice-Presidents. Our agenda includes a welcome reception for delegates on Feb. 21 as well as our annual CFA President's Reception, on Feb. 22. 

Speakers include:

Wed. Feb. 22

  • Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food 
  • Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director,McKinsey & Company and Chair of the Finance Minister's Advisory Council on Economic Growth

Thurs. Feb. 23

  • David Anderson, MP, Conservative Party Agriculture Critic
  • Mike Hoffort, CEO, Farm Credit Canada
  • Ruth Ellen Brosseau, MP, New Democratic Party Agriculture Critic
  • Dr. Susan Wood-Baum,  Executive Director, Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, Alberta Innovates
  • Dr. Dale Beugin, Director, Canada's Ecofiscal Commission
  • Dean Hubbard, Producer

See the full agenda

Get more information on conference fees and sessions by opening our online registration form. We offer a full registration package or single-day options, as well as discounts for students. 

 Register Now!

Hotel accommodations

Our reserved quantity of rooms at the Marriott (rooms at a promotional rate) has sold out. Rooms are still available, but at the hotel's regular rate. See the Marriott web site for details.


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