2019

April

April 2-3 – North American Summit on Food Safety. Toronto, ON
April 2-4 – Canadian Produce and Marketing Association (CPMA) Convention and Trade Show. Montreal, QC

March

March 5-7 – Canadian Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting. Halifax, NS
March 26-27 – Understanding the CanadaGAP Program. Guelph, ON

February

Feb 20-21 – Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Niagara Falls, ON
Feb 25-28 – GFSI Conference 2019 Nice, France
Feb 27-28 – Canadian Federation of Agriculture Annual General Meeting. Ottawa, ON

January

Jan 14-17 – Western Canada Crop Production Show. Saskatoon, SK
Jan 14-18 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course. Burnaby, BC
Jan 22-24 – Manitoba Ag Days. Brandon, MB
Jan 24-26 – Pacific Agriculture Show. Abbotsford, BC
Jan 29-30 – Understanding the CanadaGAP Program. Mississauga, ON
Jan 29-31 – Manitoba Potato Production Days. Brandon, MB

2018

December

Dec 6 – CanAgPlus 2018 Annual General Meeting. Ottawa, ON

November

Nov 2-11 – Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Toronto, ON
Nov 12 -16
 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training course. Guelph, ON
Nov 13-15 – Alberta Potato Conference and Trade Show. Enoch, AB
Nov 22 
Ontario Food Protection Association Fall Food Safety Symposium. Mississauga, ON
Nov 27-29 – 
GrowCanada Conference – Ottawa, ON

October

Oct 3-4 – Canadian Greenhouse Conference 2018. Niagara Falls, ON
Oct 19-20 – Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit Convention and Expo. Orlando, FL
Oct 24-25 – 9th Annual Food Regulatory and Quality Assurance Summit. Toronto, ON

September

Sept 11-13 – Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Woodstock, ON
Sept 14 – NSF Seminar: What You Need to Know to Comply with the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. Guelph, ON
Sept 18 – NSF Seminar: Best Practices for Minimizing Food Recalls Innovation. Brampton, ON

July

July 8-11 – International Association of Food Protection Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT
July 15-18 – IFT18: Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Chicago, IL

June

June 11-12 – CanadaGAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting. Ottawa, ON
June 13 – CanAgPlus Board of Directors Meeting. Ottawa, ON
June 13 CPMA Webinar: Safe Food for Canadians Regulations  – presented by CFIA
June 14-15 – CanadaGAP Meeting with Certification Bodies. Ottawa, ON
June 15
CPMA Webinar: SFCR Activities and the Canadian Food Safety Fund Initiative
June 22
CPMA Webinar: Dispute Resolution Corporation
June 25-27 – United Fresh Convention 2018. Chicago, IL
June 29
– CPMA Webinar: Safe Food for Canadians / Food Safety Modernization and GFSI

May

May 22-24 – The Food Defense Conference. Minneapolis, MN
May 29 – CPMA Food Safety Forum. Halifax, NS

April

Apr 9-13CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course (AFPA). Calgary, AB
Apr 24-26Canadian Produce and Marketing Association (CPMA) Convention and Trade Show. Vancouver, BC
Apr 30-May 1North American Summit on Food Safety. Toronto, ON

March

Mar 1 – Sobey’s BC Road Show. Kelowna,  BC
Mar 5-8Global Food Safety Conference. Tokyo, Japan
Mar 6 – Sobey’s BC Road Show. New Westminster, BC
Mar 13-15 – Canadian Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting. Ottawa, ON
Mar 13 – Sobey’s BC Road Show. Nanaimo, BC
Mar 26 – Sobey’s Local Supply Partner Road Show. Burlington, ON. H. Gale presenting

February

Feb 1 – New Brunswick Potato Conference & Trade Show 2018. Grand Falls, NB
Feb 12 – 13 CANCELLED Understanding the CanadaGAP Program course. Guleph, ON
Feb 14&15Level 1 & Level 2 CanadaGAP workshops. Lacombe, AB
Feb 21-22Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Niagara Falls, ON
Feb 28Webinar: On-farm Food Safety Updates (in French only)H. Gale presenting.
Feb 28-Mar 2Canadian Federation of Agriculture Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, ON

January

Jan 8-11Western Canada Crop Production Show, Saskatoon, SK
Jan 16-18Manitoba Ag Days, Brandon, MB
Jan 23-25Manitoba Potato Production Days, Brandon, MB
Jan 25-27Pacific Agriculture Show, Abbotsford, BC

2017

December

Dec 4-8CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course (SGS Canada). Burnaby, BC.
Dec 6Bridging the GAP workshop. Airdrie, AB.
Dec 6CanAgPlus Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, ON
Dec 6Ontario Potato Board Annual General Meeting, Cambridge, ON
Dec 4-6Canadian Food & Drink Summit, Calgary, AB

November

Nov 2-3 CANCELLED –  Understanding the CanadaGAP Program course (NSF). Vancouver, BC.
Nov 3-12
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Toronto, ON.
Nov 6-10
CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course (NSF). Guelph, ON.
Nov 14-16 Alberta Potato Conference and Trade Show. Red Deer, AB.
Nov 29Bridging the GAP workshop. Airdrie, AB.
Nov 28-30GrowCanada Conference – Calgary, AB

October

Oct 4-5Canadian Greenhouse Conference 2017. Niagara Falls, ON.
Oct 18-198th Annual Food Regulatory and Quality Assurance Summit. Toronto, ON.
Oct 19-21PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo. New Orleans, LA.
Oct 202017 Food Safety Research Forum (OMAFRA). Guelph, ON.
Oct 30 – 31CANCELLED – Understanding the CanadaGAP Program course (NSF). Guelph, ON.

September

Sept 12-14Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Woodstock, ON.
Sept 21-22 – HACCP and Environmental Swabbing Training Workshop (OMAFRA). Simcoe, ON.

August

Aug 17-19Quebec Produce Marketing Association 2017 Convention. Gatineau, QC.

July

Jul 9-12 – International Association of Food Protection Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.
Jul 25-26 – CHC Mid-Summer Apple Meeting & Orchard Tour. Mont Tremblant, QC.

June

June 13-15 – United Fresh Convention 2017. Chicago, IL.
June 19-20 
– CanadaGAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting. Ottawa, ON.
June 21 – CanAgPlus Board of Directors Meeting. Ottawa, ON.
June 22-23 – CanadaGAP meeting with Certification Bodies. Ottawa, ON.
June 25-28 – IFT17: Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Las Vegas, NV.

May

May 3-4 – The Food Defense Conference. Minneapolis, MN.
May 9-11 – CPMA Convention and Trade Show, Toronto, ON. Come and visit the CanadaGAP booth!
May 29 – June 2 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course (NSF-GFTC). Vancouver, BC.​
May 30 – 31 – Understanding the CanadaGAP Program course (NSF-GFTC). Vancouver, BC.
May 31 – June 2 – GFSI Working Group Meetings. Washington, DC.

April

April 19-20 – North American Summit on Food Safety. Toronto, ON.
April 24-28 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course (NSF-GFTC). Vancouver, BC. [CANCELLED]

March

Mar 9 – OMAFRA GFSI webinar on CanadaGAP (11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST)​(H. Gale presenting)
Mar 14-16 – Canadian Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting. Winnipeg, MB.

February

Feb 2 – New Brunswick Potato Conference & Trade Show. Grand Falls, NB.
Feb 19-23 
– International Tree Fruit Association annual conference. Wenatchee, WA.
Feb 21 – Journée horticole de Lanaudière (Salubrité des aliments). TBD. ​(H. Gale presenting)
Feb 22-23 – Understanding the CanadaGAP Program course (NSF-GFTC). Vancouver, BC.
Feb 22-23 – Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Niagara Falls, ON.
Feb 22-23 – Canadian Federation of Agriculture 2017 Annual Meeting. Ottawa, ON.
Feb 27- Mar 3 – GFSI Conference. Houston, TX.
Feb 28 – Ontario Potato Conference and Trade Show. Guelph, ON.

January

Jan 9-12 – Western Canada Crop Production show. Saskatoon, SK. 
Jan 10 – 
Ontario Apple Growers Annual General Meeting. Toronto, ON. Please note the NEW LOCATION is Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport, 970 Dixon Rd., Toronto.
Jan 10-11  
– Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association AGM. Toronto, ON.
Jan 17-19 – Manitoba AgDays. Brandon, MB. 
Jan 19 
– CanadaGAP presenting to officials from the Office of Food Safety Recall, Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Ottawa, ON.
Jan 24-26
​ – Manitoba Potato Production Days. Brandon, MB.
Jan 25 – Nova Scotia Fruit Growers’ Association annual convention. Wolfville, NS.
Jan 26-29 – Pacific Agriculture Show. Abbotsford, BC. (CanadaGAP presenting at Blueberry Session on Jan 28. Booth for duration of show.)

2016

December

Dec 1-2 – GFSI Primary Task Force meeting. Washington DC. (H. Gale attending)
Dec 6-8 – GrowCanada Conference. Ottawa, ON.
Dec 8 – CanAgPlus Annual General Meeting. Ottawa, ON.
Dec 19 – CanadaGAP presenting at Horticulture Value Chain Roundtable, Ottawa, ON.

November

Oct 31-Nov 3 – 40th NAPPO (North American Plant Protection Organization) Annual Meeting. Montreal, QC.[CANCELLED] Oct 31-Nov 4 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course (NSF-GFTC). Guelph, ON.
Nov 4-13
 – The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Toronto, ON.
Nov 21-23
 – 2016 Alberta Potato Conference and Tradeshow. Banff, AB.
Nov 21-23 
– CHC/CPMA Fall Harvest Event. Ottawa, ON.
Nov 28-29
 – The 2016 Canada Food and Drink Summit. Toronto, ON.

October

Oct 5-6 – Canadian Greenhouse Conference. Niagara Falls, ON
Oct 14-16 – PMA Fresh Summit Convention – Expo. Orlando, FL.
Oct 18-19 – Food Regulatory and Quality Assurance Summit. Toronto, ON.

September

Sept 13-15 – Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Woodstock, ON.
Sept 19-21 – GFSI Technical Working Group meetings. Minneapolis, MN.
Sept 19-21 – Canadian Organic Science Conference. Longueuil, QC.
Sept 20-21 – The Canadian Institute – Food Safety, Protection, and Regulatory Compliance. Toronto, ON.

August

Aug 18-20 – Quebec Produce Marketing Association 2016 Convention. Montreal, QC.

July

July 16-19 – IFT16: Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Chicago, IL.
July 31 – Aug 3 – International Association of Food Protection Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO.

June

June 13-14 – CanadaGAP Annual Performance meetings with Certification Bodies. Ottawa, ON.
June 14-15 – CanadaGAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting. Ottawa, ON.
June 16
 – CanAgPlus Board of Directors Meeting. Ottawa, ON.
June 20-22
 – United Fresh 2016. Chicago, IL.
June 29-30 – Food Defense Conference. Minneapolis, MN.

May

May 26 – BC Blueberry Field Day. BC.
May 31 
– Quebec Food Forum 2016. Montreal, QC.

April

April 20-21 – North American Summit on Food Safety. Toronto, ON.

March

March 8-10 ​- Canadian Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting. Ottawa, ON.

February

February 17-18 – Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Scotiabank Convention Centre. Niagara Falls, ON.
February 22-26 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training course (NSF-GFTC). Guelph, ON.
Feb 29-Mar 3 – Global Food Safety Conference. Berlin, Germany.

January

January 12-13 – Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Annual General Meeting. Niagara Falls, ON.
January 18-19 – Introduction to CanadaGAP course (NSF-GFTC). Guelph, ON.
January 26-28 – Manitoba Potato Days. Brandon, MB.
January 28-30 – Pacific Agriculture Show. Abbotsford, BC.

2015

December

Dec 1-3 – GrowCanada Conference 2015. CropLife Canada. Calgary, AB.
Dec 2 – Association des producteurs maraîchers du Québec Journées Horticles de St-Rémi. St-Rémi, QC.
Dec 10 – CanAgPlus Annual General Meeting. Ottawa, ON.

November

Nov 2-6 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course (NSF-GFTC). Guelph, ON.
Nov 5 – CanadaGAP Internal Audit. Toronto, ON.
Nov 5 – NSF-GFTC State of the Industry 2015. Brampton, ON.
Nov 9-11 ​- CanadaGAP hosting JapanGAP delegation. Montreal, QC; Ottawa, ON.
Nov 6-15 – The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Toronto, ON.
Nov 17-18 – Food Regulatory & Quality Assurance Summit. Toronto, ON.
Nov 17-19 – Potato Growers of Alberta – 49th Annual Alberta Potato Conference and Trade Show.Red Deer, AB.

October

Oct 6 –GFSI Focus Day in Canada (in conjunction with Maple Leaf’s Annual Food Safety Symposium). Mississauga, ON.
Oct 7-8 – Canadian Greenhouse Conference. Scotiabank Convention Centre. Niagara Falls, ON.
Oct 26-27 – Canadian Food and Drink Summit 2015. Toronto, ON.

September

Sept 14-17 – GFSI Technical Working Group meeting. Düsseldorf, Germany.
Sept 15-17 – Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Woodstock, Ontario.
Sept 23 – CanAgPlus Board of Directors Nominations Committee. Conference call.

August

August 5 – CanadaGAP Third Party Audit. Ottawa, ON.
August 12
 – CanAgPlus Board of Directors meeting. Conference call.
August 20-22 – Quebec Produce Marketing Association 2015 Convention. Quebec City, QC.
August 25-28 – Witness Audits. Quebec.
August 31 – Nominations due for CanAgPlus Board of Directors, and CanadaGAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee.

July

July 14-15 – IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Chicago, IL.
July 16-17 – Global Food and Beverage Packaging Summit. Chicago, IL.
July 20-22 – American National Standards Institute (ANSI) meetings. Washington, DC. (H. Gale attending)
July 20-24 – Potato Growers of Alberta AGM. Location TBD.
July 25-28 – IAFP 2015. Portland, OR.

June

June 3 – Ontario Produce Marketing Association (OPMA) Annual General Meeting. Toronto, ON.
June 8-10 – United Fresh 2015. Chicago, USA.
June 16-17 – ​CanadaGAP Annual Performance meetings with Certification Bodies. Ottawa, ON
June 17-18  – CanadaGAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting. Ottawa, ON.
June 19 – CanAgPlus Board of Directors Meeting. Ottawa, ON.

May

May 5 – Food Safety for Local Growers (OGVG). Leamington, ON.

April

April 8-9 – 64th Annual Muck Vegetable Growers Conference. Bradford, ON. (H. Gale presenting)
April 9 – PEI Blueberry Growers AGM. Charlottetown, PEI.
April 10-11 – Bleuets NB Blueberries Annual General Meeting. Moncton, NB
April 15-17
 – CPMA Convention and Tradeshow. Montreal, QC.
April 27-29 – Food Safety Summit. Baltimore, MD.

March

March 2 – 6 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course. NSF-GFTC. Vancouver, BC.
March 3 – 5 
– Global Food Safety ConferenceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (H. Gale attending)
March 10-12 
​- Canadian Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting. Quebec City. QC.

February

February 11 – Conseil québécois de l’horticulture (CQH) Food Safety Day. Boucherville, QC. (H. Gale presenting)
February 18-19 – ​Introduction to CanadaGAP Program. NSF-GFTC. Guelph, ON​
February 18-19 – Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Scotiabank Convention Centre. Niagara Falls, ON
Feb 23-27 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course. NSF-GFTC. Guelph, ON.

January

January 27-28 – Manitoba Potato Days. Brandon, MB. (H. Gale presenting)
January 29-31 
– Pacific Agriculture Show. Abbotsford, BC.

2014

December

December 2-4 – Grow Canada Conference – CropLife Canada. Ottawa, ON.
December 5 – CanadaGAP AGM and Board of Directors meeting. Ottawa ON.
December 25 – January 2 – CanadaGAP office closed for the holidays.

November

November 6 – Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Workshop – Do you want to provide valuable input that will help OMAFRA shape their food safety training courses?

OMAFRA invites you to participate a one day workshop training pilot.  This workshop is an opportunity for those who are working towards CanadaGAP certification or are interested in learning more about food safety on their farm. You will receive a certificate from OMAFRA for completing this course.  Lunch will be provided.

What: The morning session will address food safety risks related to Pest Control, Building Maintenance & Visitors.   The afternoon session will focus on Cleaning and Sanitizing processes.
Where:  Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (401 Lakeview Drive, Woodstock, ON)
When: Registration starts at 9:00 am.  Course runs 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
How: To register, please contact Lorraine Stevenson-Hall, Food Safety Team Lead- Agriculture 519-826-3337  lorraine.stevenson-hall@ontario.ca. Pre-registration is required.
November 17-19
 – Fall Harvest 2014 – Meetings on the Hill. Ottawa, ON. 
November 18-20
 – 2014 Alberta Potato Conference and Trade Show. Red Deer, AB.

October

October 6-10 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course – NSF-GFTC – Guelph, ON
October 8-9 – Canadian Greenhouse Conference 2014. Niagara Falls, ON
October 9-10 – GFSI Technical Working Group meeting. Stamford, Connecticut. (H. Gale attending)

September

September 9 – CanadaGAP Management Review. Ottawa, ON
September 15-16 – The Food Defense Conference 2014. Minneapolis, MN.
September 17– CanadaGAP Board of Directors conference call

August

August 6-8 -American National Standards Institute (ANSI) meetings. Washington, DC (H. Gale attending) 
August 12-13
 – Introduction to the CanadaGAP Program. NSF-GFTC. Guelph, ON.

July

*CANCELLED* July 14-18 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course – NSF-GFTC. Vancouver, BC

July 13-15 – Potato Marketing Association of North America – Summer Meeting. Charlottetown, PEI.
July 24 
– Food Defense Awareness Workshop – The National Center for Food Protection and Defense. Minneapolis, MN, USA.

July – October – How Ontario agri-businesses manage food safety

This survey is part of a research study being undertaken by the University of Guelph with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. It aims to better understand the challenges that farms and food businesses face in managing food safety and traceability.

To complete the survey online click here. To obtain a hard copy of the survey please contact Colleen Haskins.

June

June 4 – AAFC and Industry Agri-Food Subcommittee on Food Safety. Ottawa, ON (H. Gale attending)
June 9-10 – CanadaGAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting. Ottawa, ON
June 10-13 – United Fresh 2014. Chicago, IL.
June 11 – CanadaGAP Annual Performance meetings with Certification Bodies. Ottawa, ON
June 17-18 – The Healthy and Safe Food Regulatory Forum. Gatineau, Quebec
June 24-25 – GFSI Technical Working Group meeting. Oslo, Norway
June 25 – CanadaGAP Board of Directors conference call
June 25 – CanadaGAP Internal Audit of NSF-GFTC (continued). Guelph, ON
​June 25 – The Ontario Produce Marketing Association – CanadaGAP presentation for wholesalers. Ontario Food Terminal, Toronto, ON.
​To register for this presentation contact Dee Klemann at 416-519-9390, ext. 233 or dee@theopma.ca

May

May 3 – 7 – Conference for Food Protection. Orlando, FL.
May 8 – CanadaGAP Internal Audit of NSF-GFTC. Guelph, ON

April

April 1 – CanAgPlus Board of Directors Meeting, Vancouver, BC.
April 2-4 – Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) Annual Convention and Trade Show.Vancouver, BC.
April 7-11– CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course. NSF-GFTC. Guelph, ON

March

March 4-6 – Canadian Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting – Kelowna, BC
March 11-12 – United Fresh Harmonized GAPs Auditor Training and Technical Working Group meeting. Irvine, CA.
March 26 – Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Forum. Mississauga, ON
March 28-29 – Bleuets NB Blueberries Annual General Meeting. Moncton, NB

February

Feb 4 – The 2014 Cranberry Congress. Richmond, BC.
Feb 6 – New Brunswick Potato Conference and Trade Show. Grand Falls, NB
Fe 10 – CanAgPlus Annual General Meeting (rescheduled).
Feb 13 – NSF-GFTC Safe Food Canada 2014. Brampton, ON
Feb 14-15 – BC Fruit Growers Association Convention. Kelowna, BC.
Feb 18 – Ontario Berry Growers Association Annual General Meeting – Niagara Falls, ON
Feb 19-20 – Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, ON
Feb 21-22 – International Potato Technology Expo 2014. Charlottetown, PEI.
Feb 22-26 – International Tree Fruit Association Annual Conference and Intensive Workshop. Kelowna, BC
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food – Online Food Safety Workshops for Producers

 Workshop Topic Date Offered Time
 Recall and TraceabilityFebruary 2612:30 – 2:00 pm
Soil AmendmentsMarch 1212:30 – 2:00 pm
Pre and Post-Harvest WaterMarch 2612:30 – 2:00 pm

To register call 1-877-424-1300.  For more information visit: http://www.ontario.ca/foodsafety

Feb 26-28 – Global Food Safety Conference . Hilton Anaheim, California, USA.

January

Jan 7 – Voting Deadline on Special Resolution to Amend By-law re: Quorum. Click here for further information
Jan 8 – CanAgPlus Special Meeting. To deal with Special Resolution to Amend By-law re: Quorum. Click here for further information
Jan 10-11 – Saskatchewan Fruit Growers Association Conference. Saskatoon, SK.
Jan 13-14 – The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association Annual General Meeting – Crowne Plaza, Niagara Falls, ON
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food – Online Food Safety Workshops for Producers

 Workshop Topic Date Offered Time
 Worker PracticesJanuary 1512:30 – 2:00 pm
 Cleaning and SanitizingJanuary 2912:30 – 2:00pm

To register call 1-877-424-1300.  For more information visit: http://www.ontario.ca/foodsafety
Jan 17-28 – Scotia Horticultural Congress. Old Orchard Inn. Wolfville, NS.
Jan 22-24 Manitoba Potato Production Days 2014. Brandon, MB.
Jan 24– Deadline to submit Resolutions for CanAgPlus AGM
Jan 28-30– Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Annual Convention. Greenwich/Kentville, NS.
Jan 30 – February 1 – Pacific Agriculture Show. Abbotsford, BC
Jan 31 – CanAgPlus Board of Directors Conference Call

2013

December

Dec 3-6 – GrowCanada Conference. Hyatt Regency Calgary. Calgary, AB
Dec 4 – Ontario Potato Board Annual Meeting. Cambridge, ON
Dec 23-27 – CanadaGAP office closed for the holidays.

November

Nov 6 – Building a Food Safety Culture workshop, Agri-Food Business Centre, Leduc, Alberta
Nov 7 – NSF-GFTC. State of the Industry 2013: A Canadian Food Industry Forecast. Pearson Convention Centre, Brampton, Ontario
Nov 13 – Building a Food Safety Culture workshop, Airdrie Agriculture Centre, Airdrie, Alberta
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food – Online Food Safety Workshops for Producers

 Workshop Topic Date Offered Time
 Worker Practicesctober 912:30 – 1:30 pm
 Cleaning and SanitizingOctober 2312:30 – 1:30 pm
 Pest Control, Building Maintenance and Visitors November 13 12:30 – 1:30 pm
 Pre-Harvest Water November 27 12:30 – 1:15 pm
 Post-Harvest Water November 27 1:15 – 2:00 pm
 Soil Amendments December 4 12:30 – 1:30 pm
 Recall December 1112:30 – 1:30 pm

To register call 1-877-424-1300.  For more information visit: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/foodsafety/producers/events.htm


POSTPONED 
– CanAgPlus AGM, Ottawa

Nov 19-21 – 2013 Alberta Potato Conference and Trade Show. Calgary, AB
Nov 21-22 – Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Technical Working Groups Meeting. Brussels, Belgium.

July

July 11 – ANSI Accreditation Meetings with CanadaGAP, Washington, DC
July 16-17 – GFSI Technical Working Group Meeting, Rogers, AK – Heather Gale representing CanadaGAP

June

June 25-26 – UC Davis Center for Produce Safety Produce Research Symposium, Rochester, NY

May

May 22 – Certification Body Auditor Calibration session, Ottawa
May 29 – CanadaGAP Management Review Meeting, Ottawa
May 31 – GFSI Accreditation Task Force Meeting, Anaheim, CA – Heather Gale representing CanadaGAP

April

April 8-12 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course. Guelph, ON
April 16 – CanAgPlus Board Meeting, Toronto
April 17 – CPMA Food Safety Committee Meeting, Toronto – Heather Gale representing CanadaGAP
April 18 – Ontario Food Protection Association semi-annual meeting – Heather Gale presenting for CanadaGAP
April 29 to May 3 – CanadaGAP Auditor Training Courses