Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources Telehealth Ontario: 1 866-797-0000 Crisis Services Canada: 1-833-456-4566 (Quebec: 1-866-277-3553) www.Suicideprevention.ca ConnexOntario provides info on mental health community support services 1 866-531-2600  www.connexontario.ca 211 Ontario Distress and Crisis Centre Ontario www.dcontario.org/centres DailyChore: Handling Stress on the Farm,The Agricultural Health and Safety Network http://aghealth.usask.ca/documents/Stress%20Resource.pdf WorkplaceSafety & Prevention Services (WSPS) training and consulting wsps.ca/mentalhealth…

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Charles A. Diemer Memorial Scholarship

“Charles A. Diemer Memorial Scholarship” Charles A. Diemer was the founding President of the Essex County Federation of Agriculture in 1949. He left his mark in the county with his dedication to his fellow farmers, members of his community and his desire to better society. Upon his passing, the ECFA would like to remember this…

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OFA Commentary: April 22, 2016

Make agriculture count: 2016 Census of Agriculture By Rejean Pommainville, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture Canada’s 2016 Census of Agriculture is fast approaching. In early May, farmers will have the opportunity to participate in an important data-collection exercise that will provide insight into Canadian agriculture. Conducted every five years, the census provides a historical record…

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FIRST AID WORKSHOP FOR FARMERS

The Essex County Federation of Agriculture is planning a First Aid Workshop for members. This First Aid Level C with AED training is recognized by WSIB. The two day workshop is being held on April 5 and 6 and the cost is $110 per person. The spaces are very limited so if you are interested…

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Farm Safety Plans 7th Annual Farmers Night

The Essex County Farm Safety Association is hosting their 7th annual, free farmer’s evening on Tuesday, March 15th at the Essex Civic Centre from 7-9 pm. This event is in conjunction with Agriculture Safety Week that is recognized across Canada. This year, the evening will consist of 3 short workshops covering different topics of interest….

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ECFA Annual Meeting

The Essex County Federation of Agriculture will be holding their Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 1 in the Council Chambers of the Essex Civic Centre at 7:00 p.m.  This meeting will include a review of the past year’s activities, constitutional review/amendments, the election of directors as well as the election of the executive that will represent…

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Federation Footnotes for December 2015

Good afternoon and welcome to Federation Footnotes for Wednesday, December 2, 2015. The Essex County Federation of Agriculture held its Annual Meeting last evening in the Essex Civic Centre. It was well attended. Lyle Hall was acclaimed as President for the next year while Brad Anger will serve as Vice-President. The ECFA Board of Directors…

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All Candidates Meeting Planned Essex Riding

All Candidates Meeting Planned The Essex County Federation of Agriculture is hosting an All Candidates Meeting in our area.  On Wednesday, September 16, everyone in the Essex Riding will have the opportunity to meet and ask their candidates questions.  The purpose of the meeting is to allow the constituents an opportunity to get to know their candidates….

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