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100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada

December 2017

Wellington Meeting

December 21, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: Small Business Tax Update Guest Speaker: Bud Arnold, CPA, CA, MAcc                            Collins Barrow - Guelph Wellington Dufferin     Please join us for an informative discussion on the private company tax changes for the upcoming year. A little about Bud Bud received his Bachelor of Mathematics degree in 2010 and his Masters of Accounting degree in 2011 from the University of Waterloo. He passed the Uniform Examination in 2011 and received his designations as a Chartered Professional…

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January 2018

Wellington Meeting

January 18, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Barb Parker:  The Climate Corporation

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Wellington County Meeting

January 18, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: The Climate Corporation Guest Speaker:  Lydia Parker   The Climate Corporation is a subsidiary of Monsanto with a technology-based platform known as FieldView. This platform has been available to farmers in the US for 3 years and was just recently launched in Canada for the 2017 season. The platform, in a snapshot, allows farmers to have all the information from their fields at their fingertips, effectively bridging the gap between the power of the internet and the productivity of their…

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February 2018

Wellington Meeting

February 15, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (replacement for Growing Forward program) Guest Speaker:  John Cumming and Peter Coughler John and Peter will outline the suite of Business Risk Management  Programs and Strategic Initiatives that are offered under the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership, with emphasis on any changes from previous programming. John Cumming has  worked at OMAFRA for 17 years, and before that at AAFC and Statistics Canada – Agriculture Division.   While with the Ministry, John has worked on Loan Guarantee…

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March 2018

Wellington Meeting

March 15, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: NAFTA Renegotiation Effect on Agriculture Guest Speaker:  Al Mussell The purpose of this presentation will be to understand the context and potential implications of the ongoing renegotiation of NAFTA on Canadian agri-food, with some focus on the prospect of US withdrawal from NAFTA.  The discussion will begin with an overview of what is known regarding the US process for withdrawal of NAFTA, and what this means for reinstatement of the Canada-US Trade Agreement (CUSTA) and the prospective timing and…

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May 2018

Wellington Meeting

May 17, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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TBA

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Wellington Chapter Meeting

May 17, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: Agricultural Files that Land on a Lawyer's Desk Guest Speaker:  Diane Squires – Smith Valeriote Law Firm LLP The purpose of this presentation will be to provide a synopsis and discussion of some typical and unusual agricultural related files that land on a lawyer’s desk. Diane regularly advises privately held corporations and their boards of directors and shareholders, as well as family held businesses. She has significant experience acting for local businesses active in agricultural businesses,  and the related land…

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September 2018

Wellington Farm Advisor Meeting

September 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Brainstorming session!   RSVP by Sept. 18 to tblonde@collinsbarrow.com

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November 2018

Wellington Farm Advisor Meeting

November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: USMCA Effect on the Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector Guest Speaker:  Al Mussell The purpose of this presentation will be to understand the context and potential implications of the new USMCA agreement on the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector. Al Mussell is Research Lead, and founder, of Agri-Food Economic Systems, Inc.   Prior to establishing Agri-Food Economic Systems, Al was Senior Research Associate at the George Morris Centre in Guelph, Ontario for fifteen years. His areas of research expertise are…

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December 2018

Wellington Farm Advisor Meeting

December 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: Introduction/Review of US corporation and personal tax implications for Canadians Guest Speaker:  Jeff Hood CA, CPA, CPA (Illinois)   The purpose of this meeting will be to provide an introduction to the US corporate and personal income tax rules affecting Canadian corporations seeking to expand to the US.      Jeff Hood, CA, CPA, CPA (Illinois) is a Senior Manager at RLB LLP who specializes US corporate and personal income tax compliance and planning.   Prior to joining RLB…

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January 2019

Wellington Farm Advisor Meeting

January 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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The Wellington Chapter of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA) Inc. is pleased to invite you to a meeting:   Date: January 17, 2019 Networking: 7:30 am - 8:00 am Meeting Start: 8:00 am sharp Location: Miller Thomson Boardroom, 301- 100 Stone Road West, Guelph Topic:  Individual Pension Plans (IPP) Guest Speaker:  Trevor R. Parry M.A., LL.B, LL.M (Tax). TEP   The purpose of this meeting will be to provide an overview of Individual Pension Plans and how they can help our clients…

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February 2019

Wellington Farm Advisor Meeting

February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: Cannabis Edibles Legislation Guest Speaker:  Robert S. Graham – Miller Thomson   The purpose of this meeting will be to provide an overview of the proposed cannabis edibles legislation including a round table discussion on the federal act and provincial roll-out. Robert practises in business law and private client services at Miller Thomson. His practice focuses on corporate and commercial transactions, business succession planning, and personal estate planning.  Please feel free invite any colleagues who may be interested in…

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March 2019

Wellington Farm Advisor Meeting

March 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: Technology and the Future of Agriculture Guest Speaker:  Ryan Eyre – SoilOptix®  Ryan grew up on a 6th generation family farm in Eastern Ontario and studied Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. He focused on GIS, had a passion for real-time strategy games and even qualified for the University’s Starcraft collegiate squad. He now combines his interest in programming and machine learning with his love for agriculture doing high-tech precision soil mapping and data management with…

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April 2019

Wellington Farm Advisor Meeting

April 18, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 20, 2019

Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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June 2019

Wellington Farm Advisor Meeting

June 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 20, 2019

Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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November 2019

WELLINGTON COUNTY Farm Advisor Meeting

November 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
Free

Climate Change: What Impact on the Ag Sector? Kathryn Bakos, Director, Climate Finance and Science, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo    

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WELLINGTON Farm Advisor Meeting

November 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Constructive Trusts - Christopher Crisman-Cox – Miller Thomson This presentation will focus on the concept of a “constructive trust” in the context of farm property. In a nutshell, a constructive trust allows an unmarried, common-law spouse (or for that matter, potentially anyone else) the ability to obtain an interest in a farm property as compensation for unpaid contributions to the property, such as labour, renovations, etc. This is especially relevant in the context of farm property, where family members often…

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December 2019

WELLINGTON COUNTY Farm Advisor Meeting

December 19, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Free

Topic: Climate Change – Making the Financial Link to Industry and the Agricultural Sector Presenter: Kathryn Bakos  - Director of Climate Finance and Science Program – Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation As Director, Climate Finance and Science, Kathryn assesses the impact of climate change on specific industry sectors and the broader capital markets. She is developing guidance to help integrate climate change and extreme weather risk into forward-looking portfolio analysis to minimize associated risk. By extension, her research will influence…

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January 2020

WELLINGTON COUNTY Farm Advisor Meeting

January 16, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: Commodity Market Outlook and Hedging Strategies Presenter: Bert Caputo – Investment Advisor, Commodity Futures Specialist – The Simpson/Caputo Group For over 15 years Bert has been working with agricultural producers developing marketing plans and executing hedging strategies using futures and options. We works closely with our hog producer clients, sharing ideas and information allowing them to make better informed marketing decisions.   Bert has an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo and is…

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February 2020

WELLINGTON COUNTY Farm Advisor Meeting

February 20, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CST
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Farmland Appraisals & Valuations   Presenter: Kim Passmore and Brandon Wilcox – S.W. Irvine & Associates This presentation will provide an overview of farmland values in Wellington County and surrounding areas and recent trends.   Brandon and Kim are both graduates of the Real Estate and Housing program at the University of Guelph. After graduating, Brandon and Kim continued their education specializing in property valuation at the University of British Comlumbia as they simultaneously worked towards their professional appraisal designations…

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March 2020

CXL – WELLINGTON COUNTY Farm Advisor Meeting

March 19, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Topic: Using Financial Data for Management Benchmarking of  Dairy and Cash Crop Farms in Ontario Presenter: Dr. Larry Martin – Agri-Food Management Excellence Lack of standardization with respect to financial benchmarks can impede farm financial management, because it limits the ability of farmers to understand their performance, diagnose performance issue and focus on what needs improving.  Continuing Agri-Food Management Excellence’s (AME) commitment to helping improve financial management practices on farms, Dr. Larry Martin, in collaboration with a major accounting firm…

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April 2020

CXL: WELLINGTON COUNTY Farm Advisor Meeting

April 16, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 21, 2020

Miller Thomson Boardroom, 100 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5L3 Canada
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Free

Farmland Appraisals & Valuations

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