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NFU on Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) and Threat to Family Farms

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NFU on Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) and Threat to Family Farms

Time: June 28, 2011 to June 30, 2011
Location: Walkerton, St. Mary's and Belleville
Website or Map: http://www.nfu.ca/press_relea…
Event Type: speaker, tour
Organized By: National Farmers Union
Latest Activity: Jun 24, 2011

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Event Description

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Terry Boehm will be conducting a speaking tour of Southern Ontario in late June, to draw attention to the dangers posed by the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) currently being negotiated between Canada and the European Union.

This tour is organized and sponsored by the following NFU Ontario Locals:
Perth/Oxford, Hastings/Prince Edward/Northumberland, Bruce, Huron and Middlesex.

Speaking Tour Information:
June 28 – 7:00 p.m. Victoria Jubliee Hall, 111 Jackson St. S., Walkerton

June 29 – St. Marys United Church Hall, 85 Church St. S., St. Marys

3:00 – 5:00 p.m - Discussion of the implications CETA will have on local food systems and local procurement policies for federal, provincial and municipal governments.
7:30 p.m - A presentation and discussion on 'The Threat CETA Poses to Family Farms and Our Right to Save Seeds'

June 30 –7:00 p.m. Thurlow Community Centre, 516 Harmony Rd , Corbyville (just
north of Belleville, off Hwy. 37). Joint event with the Council of Canadians.

Everyone welcome to all of the above events.
For more information, please contact:

Ann Slater NFU Board Member (519) 349-2448 aslater@quadro.net
Joan Brady NFU Women’s President (529) 237-3163
Oliver Haan NFU Local President (613) 396-6622

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