GM Canada offers deep discounts on 2016 models
November 27, 2015
Looking for an early Christmas gift with four wheels? GM Canada offers OFA members deep discounts on its 2016 fleet incentive program.
OFA members can take advantage of significant fleet discounts on the purchase of select new 2016 Chevrolet and GMC models. The OFA General Motors fleet program also continues to offer exclusive savings on select 2015 Chevrolet and GMC fleet vehicles. This offer is available for OFA members at GM dealers across Canada.
To cash in on the OFA General Motors fleet program, OFA members must bring a signed OFA-General Motors fleet program letter, available by calling OFA member relations at 1.800.668.3276, to their GM dealer.
For more information on the new GM Canada fleet vehicle discounts, contact OFA at 1.800.668.3276 or email@example.com.
Don McCabe acclaimed as OFA president
November 24, 2015
At the 2015 Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) Annual General Meeting, Don McCabe was acclaimed to serve as president of OFA for another one-year term. Also acclaimed, were vice presidents Peggy Brekveld and Keith Currie.
OFA hosted its Annual General Meeting and Convention at the International Plaza Hotel in Toronto on Monday, November 23 to Tuesday, November 24. The theme, which was How to Talk Farming and Influence People, represented OFA’s ongoing advocacy work bringing issues to government and influencing policy decisions on behalf of OFA’s more than 37,000 farm business members.
The event featured a full slate of speakers, presentations, interactive workshop sessions and networking opportunities related to our theme of talking farming and influencing people.
Allen O’dette, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce gave opening remarks followed by the Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal.
Guest speakers throughout the Annual General Meeting and Convention included NDP leader Andrea Horwath, PC leader Patrick Brown, Canadian Federation of Agriculture President Ron Bonnett and keynote speaker Jeff Fitzpatrick-Stilwell, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited.
OFA will mark 80 years of farm advocacy in 2016. And this year’s event kicked off the beginning of our 80th anniversary celebrations with the unveiling of OFA's 80th anniversary logo.
The annual meeting offers a great opportunity for delegates, directors and industry supporters to discuss important issues affecting the agriculture and agri-food sector. We thank everyone for attending and making our event a success. We encourage all OFA members to continue talking farming and influencing people to ensure a strong, vibrant future for Ontario agriculture.
OFA ready to talk farming at 2015 Annual General Meeting
November 20, 2015
The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is hosting its 2015 Annual General Meeting at the International Plaza Hotel in Toronto beginning Monday, November 23 at 8:15 a.m. and closing Tuesday, November 24 at noon. Registration opens Sunday, Nov. 22 at 6:00 p.m. and continues Monday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 a.m. This year’s Annual General Meeting and Convention theme is How to Talk Farming and Influence People. It represents OFA’s ongoing advocacy work bringing issues to government and influencing policy decisions on behalf of OFA’s more than 37,000 farm business members. OFA will mark 80 years of farm advocacy in 2016. And this year’s AGM will kick off the beginning of a yearlong 80th anniversary celebration.
This year’s speaker lineup features Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal, NDP leader Andrea Horwath, PC leader Patrick Brown and keynote speaker Jeff Fitzpatrick-Stilwell, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited.
The AGM is a great opportunity for OFA members, delegates, directors and industry supporters to discuss important issues affecting the agriculture industry. Attendees have an opportunity to participate in interactive workshops, hear from guest speakers, vote for OFA leadership and be inspired by fellow Ontario farmers.
Stay connected and join the conversation on social media using #OFAgm15.
For those who are unable to attend the AGM, you can watch online with our live video and audio only feeds. For agenda and event details, please click here.