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 Upcoming Events


«April 2021»
4/20/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

COVID Vaccinations at the Airport for Temporary Foreign Workers: Information Session for Employers (April 20)

When: Tuesday, April 20 at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
How to Register: Visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvdO6rpjwsE9P32ZrcqGFV5ohIUUjgelMh (you must register in advance)
Speakers: OMAFRA, Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD), Service Canada and the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association.

This webinar will provide an overview of the vaccination process at the airport for temporary foreign workers and will provide resources to support workers and employers.  Following the presentation, there will be question and answer period.  We encourage you to submit questions prior to the event.

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4/22/2021 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Prairie Swine Centre - 2021 Producer Meetings (April 22)

When: Thursday, April 22 at 3:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
How to Register: Visit https://www.prairieswine.com/psc-producer-meeting/

  • The effect of environmental enrichment on measures of disease resilience in swine, Yolande Seddon, Ph.D.
    • Results of how providing slat compatible environmental enrichments influenced measures of disease resilience in growing swine when exposed to pathogen challenge will be discussed.
  • Sow mortality - what is the situation in Canadian herds? Cristina Prade Ramos
    • Sow losses are costly and reports indicate that sow death losses have increased in the past decade. Survey data has been collected in Canada to identify the major causes and solutions.
  • Infrared technology: A tool for measuring stress and improving pork quality, Jennifer Brown, Ph.D.
    • Infrared technology has become affordable in recent years and shows great promise for identifying sick or stressed animals on farm and at packing plants.
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