2019 Federal Election Toolkit

With the 2019 Canadian federal election quickly approaching, we need to build awareness of the current challenges and opportunities facing the Ontario/Canadian beef industry. 

BFO has put together a toolkit to assist Ontario’s beef producers with engaging and participating in discussions with local Member of Parliament (MP) candidates on industry priorities prior to the election.

Every conversation between a producer and his/her local MP candidate increases the level of awareness surrounding the beef and broader agri-food industries and our associated opportunities and challenges.

Producers are encouraged to take the time to reach out to local MP candidates through attendance at all-candidate meetings and/or one-on-one meetings. Additionally, producers can engage MP candidates through social media, emails, written letters or phone calls. Reaching out and building a connection with local MP candidates will provide us a better understanding of each political party’s plans and commitments for agriculture in the future.

Included in this toolkit is a contact list for MP candidates in Ontario’s rural ridings, a list of questions and conversation-starters to spark discussion with local MP candidates, and a list of tips for communicating and meeting with candidates. 

2019 FEDERAL ELECTION TOOLKIT

CONTACT LIST FOR RURAL ONTARIO FEDERAL CANDIDATES

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