EVENTS

OMSPA Information Days  for 2022!

Here is the most current information on these events. Updates will be posted here as soon as possible.

Local AGMs and Information Days (click here)

Province wide Virtual Information Days

Dates:     Feb. 1 & 2  at 7:00 pm

Zoom Registration, click here: Feb. 1  and  Feb. 2

Agenda

Tuesday, February 1st 

  • 7:00 pm.  (10 min)

    • Words of Welcome and Introduction: Frank Heerkens 

  • 7:10 pm. (10 min)

    • Presentation and Announcement by the Honourable Lisa Thompson Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • 7:25 pm. (25 min)

    • Update on OMSPA Strategic Plan and the Ontario Maple Products Sector Development Strategy: Randal Goodfellow

  • 7:50 pm. (20 min)

    • “OMAFRA Maple Specialist Update” –Jenny Liu

  • 8:10 pm. (20 min)

    • "Climate Change and the Ontario Maple Products Sector": Paul Renaud on behalf of the Climate Change Working Group

  • 8:30 pm. 

    • Adjourn

Wednesday, February 2nd 

  • 7:00 pm. (5 min)

    • Words of Welcome and Introduction of speakers: Randal Goodfellow

  • 7:05 pm.  (Presentation and Q & A) (45 min)

    • “An Industry in Transition” (Business Relations: Tap Rentals, Sap and / or Concentrate Purchase” Mark Cannella, University of Vermont Extension - 

  • 7:50 pm.  (Presentation and Q & A) (45 min)

    • “Business Succession Planning and other Business Insights from Farm Credit Canada”, Perry Wilson, VP Operations Ontario, 

  • 8:35 pm. 

    • Adjourn

Local AGM Agendas & Registrations

If more information is available you will be able to click on the Local to see it. Some of these will be strictly business meetings, others may have presentations. 

Check back regularly as the situation is constantly changing!

Algoma Jan. 22nd

Algonquin & District Feb. 7th  7 pm click here

Haliburton-Kawartha TBA online

Grey-Bruce Jan. 15th, 9 am click for more info.

Lanark & District January 31st online

Ottawa Valley TBA

Quinte & District Jan. 27th  7 pm click for more info.

Simcoe & District Feb. 15th 7 pm click to register

Southwestern Jan. 12th 

Waterloo-Wellington Feb. 17th 7 pm click here