POSTPONED Region 6 (Saskatchewan) Annual Convention 2020
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March 31, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - April 1, 2020 @ 4:30 pm CST$45.00
Region 6 Convention has been POSTPONED due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. New date TBA
Please join us at our annual Region 6 (Saskatchewan) Convention on Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1 at Manitou Springs Resort and Mineral Spa, at Manitou Beach.
Registration – Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 PM
SPECIAL PRESENTATION – Saskatchewan Low Carbon Stories, by Margret Asmuss, Project Coordinator for the NFU Climate Leadership Project at 7 PM, Tuesday, March 31 following registration
Call to Order – 9:00 AM, Wednesday, April 1
Convention Adjournment – 4:30 PM, Wednesday, April 1.
Registration Fees: $45/person; Youth (under 25 years) $30.
Members are responsible for their own meals and accommodations.
If you wish to stay at Manitou Springs Resort and Mineral Spa, contact the hotel directly at 306-946-2233. Accommodations are $140/night (2 queens). Manitou Springs is one of Saskatchewan’s more famous attractions. Come early, or even book an extra night, but be sure to bring your bathing suit! The Spa is included with your overnight stay.
The agenda includes:
- Election of officers
- Updates on the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, the Western Grains Research Foundation, international trade agreements, and more. Dr. Christy Morrissey from the University of Saskatchewan has also been invited to update us on the effect of pesticides on prairie ecosystems
Resolutions on current policy issues may be presented to this convention and those passed will be forwarded to National Convention. Please bring your ideas!
Elections for three National Board members, a Women’s Advisory Committee member, a Youth Advisory member, and an International Program Committee member will also be held, as well as nominations for the Grassroots Member Award.
We encourage all members to attend our Saskatchewan Convention. Our conventions are always lively where new ideas are explored and direction is given for our Region.