NFU Region 7 (Alberta) Annual Convention

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 10:00 - 17:30
You are invited to attend this year’s Region 7 (Alberta) Annual Convention which will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Oklahoma Community Centre, 35278 Range Rd. 21, Red Deer County, AlbertaIt will be followed by a Potluck Supper with a giant barbecue.  There is space for people to camp overnight on site.
Registration will take place at 10:00 A.M.  The Convention will commence at 10:30 A.M.  The registration fee is $20 per member.  Lunch will be provided.
This year’s agenda will include:
▪  Susan Roberts,Chair of Alberta Food Matters – Food Security and Sovereignty in Alberta and Canada
▪  Ken Eshpeter,CEO of Battle River Railways – Grain Commission’s Rule Changes Affecting Short line Railroads and Producer Car Shippers
▪  Regan Boychuk,Independent Researcher – The Ongoing and Misplaced Generosity of the World’s Lowest Royalties; Alberta, Austerity and the Oil Patch
Resolutions on current policy issues may be presented to this Convention and if they are passed, they will be forwarded to National Convention.  Elections will be held for two National Board members, a Women’s Advisory Committee member, a Youth Advisory Committee member, and an International Program Committee (IPC) member, as well as nominations for the Grassroots Member Award.
We encourage all members to attend this Regional Convention.  Your participation and input is very important in our discussions that will provide direction for our Region.  We also encourage you to invite interested farmers and your neighbours to attend and observe the convention.
If you require further information, please call Doug Scott at (780) 358-2376 or Glenn Norman at
(403) 227-2253 or Dana Penrice at (780) 914-6282.
We look forward to seeing you on June 25th!