FCA Canada offers deep discounts on 2017 models

December 1, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Canada offers OFA members exclusive discounts on 2017 fleet vehicles.

OFA members can take advantage of deep discounts on the purchase of new 2017 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Fiat fleet vehicles. Fleet discounts continue on 2016 models, while supplies last. These discounts are only available for fleet purchases under the OFA Chrysler Fleet Discount Program.

To successfully access the program, OFA members will need to: 
Provide their local Chrysler dealership with their OFA membership card, HST number and the OFA Fleet Administration Number (FAN) G4369.

OFA members interested in viewing their savings on 2016 and 2017 models can access the OFA Fleet Discount Concessions List.

For more information, please contact OFA at 1.800.668.3276 or info@ofa.on.ca.

Take care of yourself, your family & your employees with CBA

November 25, 2016

OFA members are eligible for a wide range of flexible benefit programs to provide health and dental insurance to protect farm families and farm employees. Health and dental plans are provided through a partnership with CBA, a firm with more than 25 years of plan consulting expertise.

OFA members can purchase a group benefit plan for 20% - 30% less than our individual clients. Individual plans are also available for you and your family. Click here to learn more about plan rates and options.

Ontario farm businesses that have three or more employees working a minimum of 20 hours per week on a full-time basis (not seasonal workers) are now eligible for a small group insurance plan through OFA’s Insurance Program. 

Click to read OFA member testimonials on the group health and dental plan.

For more information, please contact Yvonne Hay, CBA Service Advisor at 1-800-463-2555 or email memberservices@corpben.com.

OFA concludes its 2016 Annual General Meeting

November 23, 2016

A new OFA president was elected by the delegates at the Ontario Federation of Agriculture's (OFA) 2016 Annual General Meeting. Keith Currie was elected as the new president for a one-year term. Currie is a Collingwood-area hay and sweet corn farmer and long-time board member who most recently served as vice president. In the election for OFA’s two vice president positions, delegates voted in Mark Reusser, a Waterloo County turkey farmer and re-elected northern Ontario dairy farmer Peggy Brekveld.

The Annual General Meeting was held Monday, November 21 and Tuesday, November 22 at the International Plaza Hotel in Toronto. This year's theme, Precision Matters, represented the importance of precision technology and innovation to the productivity of Ontario’s agricultural industry. 

The annual meeting featured a full slate of policy and politic discussions, government leaders, speakers, presentations, interactive workshops and leadership elections.

OFA wrapped up its 80th anniversary celebrations with the announcement of the 80th anniversary bursary recipients, farm gate challenge winners and the winner of the OFA sponsored trip to the 2017 World Agriculture Expo.

The event provides members, guests and industry representatives the opportunity to engage in an open dialogue and discuss key issues affecting our agriculture and agri-food sector. OFA values the input of its membership and will continue to work hard to achieve the policies, practices and regulations that will enable us to grow farms and food forever.

For more information, click here for the news release.