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Posted On Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Cyber Security - Twitter The COVID-19 pandemic is an event that has ushered in new opportunities for fraudsters. The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security has noted that cyber attackers often take advantage of high profile events to launch frauds and scams.
Employees working from home needing access to internal services, applications and information normally available when in the office, has introduced new vulnerabilities. In recent years, an increasing number of costly hacking attacks has highlighted...

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Posted On Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Board of Directors 2020 - twitterIn January 2020, our members passed a by-law at a Special General Meeting to reduce the size of the Board of Directors from nine (9) to six (6).
As a result of this change, our Board of Directors have been hard at work preparing to meet as a board of six members. Last night they held their first board meeting (virtually), since the AGM. The first order of business was to elect a new Chair and Vice-Chair.
It is our pleasure to introduce and congratulate, Paula Bodkin and...

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Posted On Wednesday, June 03, 2020

fresh salad on green rimmed plateThe good weather is upon us and local farmers’ markets are set to open. This is a great time to talk about the many benefits of buying from our local producers.
We are grateful to farmers and the work they do each and every day to provide us with safe and nutritious food to enjoy.
COVID-19 Considerations Farmer's Markets will be working closely with their local health units to ensure public safety protocols are in place to help keep you safe. While it may feel different...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 27, 2020

virtual annual general meeting Update: May 27, 2020
Tonight we successfully held our first virtual AGM. We would like to thank all those involved in ensuring a smooth meeting.
While the format was different, all other elements remained the same, from opening remarks made by our Vice-Chair, Paula Bodkin to the President/CEO, Nancy Preston’s financial report to the Auditors annual report.
We also took the opportunity to thank retiring directors: Ruth Talbot, Dave Dixon and Karna Brennan....

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Posted On Thursday, May 21, 2020

BBQ Event Calendar What is change…but an opportunity in disguise! While it was a difficult decision, our Board has re-imagined this year's Annual Community Appreciation BBQ. The BBQ which was scheduled for June 18 th at 4:30 is cancelled this year because we care about your safety and well-being.
While we won’t be gathering in person, we are pleased to announce that the budget we set aside for the BBQ is being donated to local area food banks to help support our community during...

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