Anthony Rota, Liberal MP for the Ontario riding of Nipissing-Timiskaming, was elected the new Speaker of the House as federal parliament resumed on December 5, 2019.
The 28th annual Ontario Produce Marketing Association Gala shone a light on four of the industry’s brightest and best on November 15. One of them was Steve Bamford who won the Cory Clack-Streef Produce Person of the Year Award.
Passionate and politic – that’s the best way to describe this year’s crop of Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture who competed at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair on November 2. This year’s senior champion was Ellie Stauffer from Alberta. The junior champion was also an Albertan: Ryley Mappin.
Farm and Food Care Ontario announced its Canadian charity status at its 12th annual Harvest Gala. It’s an important milestone for the organization that’s been building public trust for more than 30 years.