NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS AWARD FOR FOREST INDUSTRY . . . U.S. FARM FILM TO BE WIDELY AVAILABLE SOON . . . WAVES OF CHANGE . . . UPCOMING FIRST AID COURSES IN N.S. . . .
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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS AWARD FOR FOREST INDUSTRY
Source: Pulp & Paper Canada
Nominations are open for the 2014 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award, a $5,000 award that recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, exceptional environmental and safety performance, and the delivery of high-quality products and services. (read more)
U.S. FARM FILM TO BE WIDELY AVAILABLE SOON
Farmland, the film featuring an intimate look at the lives of U.S. farmers and ranchers in their 20’s, was launched last week at select theatres in the U.S. The film, which was made with the support of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, “provides a first-hand glimpse into the lives of young farmers and ranchers – the high-risk and high reward jobs and the passion for a way of life passed down from generation to generation, yet continues to evolve.” (read more)
WAVES OF CHANGE
Source: Food Secure Canada
Hundreds of food leaders from across Canada will converge on Halifax November 13-16, 2014 for Waves of Change: Sustainable Food for All, Food Secure Canada’s eighth National Assembly. Farmers, fishers, dietitians, policy makers, activists, entrepreneurs, community organizers, indigenous leaders, students, academics, and more will create three jam-packed days of programming, networking opportunities, and learning sessions. This is the first time the FSC Assembly has been held in Atlantic Canada and this edition will feature the top experts from the region as well as across the country with a special focus on fisheries. (read more)
UPCOMING FIRST AID COURSES IN N.S.
Source: Farm Safety N.S.
For information on upcoming first aid courses, contact Farm Safety N.S. (read more)
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