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AGRI-FOOD ECONOMIC SYSTEMS - Suite #107
Agri-Food Economic Systems is an independent economic research organization dedicated to agriculture and food.High quality economic research that will help develop a better, more competitive, more sustainable, and more profitable agri-food sector is our passion and our commitment.
AGRI-FOOD MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE - Suite #105
The Agri-food Management Institute is a non-profit organization that strives to increase understanding and adoption of business management practices which enable Ontario agri-food and agri-based processors and producers to meet their business goals. AMI collaborates with the agri-food industry to deliver projects and programs and also to advocate the increase of business management practices. AMI is led by a dedicated staff and a Board of Directors with diverse backgrounds and experience in primary agriculture, agriculture business, and agrifood processing.
CANADIAN CENTRE FOR FOOD INTEGRITY - Suite #205
We’re a not-for-profit organization whose members and project partners represent the diversity of today’s food system – from farmers, ranchers and food companies to universities, non-governmental organizations, restaurants, retailers and food processors. We are a service provider to the Canadian food system through research, resources, training and dialogue.
Contact: Arnie Strub
CERES GLOBAL AG CORP. - Suite #103B
Ceres Global Ag Corp. Is a Canadian-based agricultural commodity and logistics holding company. The company is made up of two primary businesses: a Grain Storage, handling and merchandising unit, and a commodity logistics unit. With facilities and offices throughout Saskatchewan, Ontario and Minnesota, Ceres owns aggregate storage capacity of approximately 47 million bushels. The Guelph grain merchandising office recently opened and is extending reach into Ontario and eastern Canadian markets. The office also oversees all merchandising and grain handling for the storage and terminal facility at Port Colborne.
Phone: (519) 265-6355
FARM & FOOD CARE ONTARIO - Suite #202
Farm & Food Care Ontario brings farmers, agricultural professionals, related businesses, government organizations and other groups together with a mandate to provide credible information on food and farming in Ontario. The organization was created in 2012 through the amalgamation of the Ontario Farm Animal Council (OFAC) and Agricultural Groups Concerned about Resources and the Environment (AGCare).
Contact: Kelly Daynard, Executive Director
Website: www.farmfoodcareON.org, www.RealDirtonFarming.ca
The Harvest Café is located on the main floor of the Ontario AgriCentre Building and offers a delicious assortment of soups and sandwiches, snacks, desserts and catering services, as well as special lunch entrees on Thursdays. Refreshments include smoothies and an assortment of coffees, lattes and teas. Harvest Café patrons can enjoy wireless internet, an outdoor patio and frequent customer cards.
Contact: Sandy Diebel
INTERNATIONAL CREDENTIAL ASSESSMENT SERVICE OF CANADA (ICAS) - Suite #102
Since 1993, the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) has been providing quality credential assessment services to help potential immigrants and new Canadians search for employment and plan further education and to help, employers, education institutions and regulatory bodies to make informed decisions when considering internationally-educated applicants.
KAHNTACT - Suite #304
Kahntact is a marketing services company, in business to produce top quality, innovative work with a high degree of responsiveness and accountability.
MILLER THOMSON LLP - Suite #301
Miller Thomson LLP enjoys a reputation as one of Canada's most respected national business law firms. Our consistent ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an unyielding service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice, gives us a unique position in the Canadian legal industry.
Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada’s largest national law firms, with more than 500 professionals working from Toronto, Vancouver, Whitehorse, Calgary, Edmonton, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Markham and Montréal. The firm provides a complete range of business law, advocacy and personal legal services to Canadian and international corporations, entrepreneurs, institutions, governments and not-for-profit organizations.
Through strategic growth, Miller Thomson has added enhanced capabilities, depth and resources in many key core and specialty areas of expertise within the firm. Now, more than ever before, we are exceptionally well positioned to assist domestic and international decision makers with all of their Canadian legal needs, everyday..
Contact: Richard J. Trafford, Managing Partner
ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF VETERINARY TECHNICIANS (OAVT) - Suite #104
The OAVT is a professional association that promotes, maintains and regulates the professional standards of Registered Veterinary Technicians (RVT)in Ontario. RVTs work as an integral part of the veterinary medical team, to provide humane quality animal health care.
ONTARIO FEDERATION OF AGRICULTURE (OFA) - Suite #206
The OFA is the voice of Ontario’s farmers. Supported by over 38,000 individual members and 30 affiliated organizations, the OFA represents farm family concerns to governments and the general public.
Contact:Neil Currie, General Manager
ONTARIO INSTITUTE OF AGROLOGISTS (OIA) - Suite #108
The OIA self-regulates Professional Agrologists (P.Ag.). The mandate (Statute, 1960) ensures the P.Ag. is competent, uses current knowledge/technology, and maintains best practice and ethical conduct. The P.Ag. is obligated to protect public interest ensuring confidence in agri-food systems, agri-life sciences, food safety, environment and biotechnology.
Contact: Terry Kingsmill, P. Ag., Registrar (Acting)
PROVISION COALITION - Suite #202
Provision is a coalition of 12 member associations representing the sustainability interests of food and beverage manufacturing and input supply sectors across Canada. Providing valuable resources, programming and advocacy, Provision is the industry’s leading voice on sustainability. Provision utilizes science, economics and the expertise of its members to ensure the competitiveness and long-term prosperity of the industry. Founded in 2010 under the federal-provincial-territorial initiative Growing Forward, Provision helps its 4,000 member companies enjoy the economic, environmental and social benefits that come with operating in a sustainable manner.
SYNTHESIS AGRI-FOOD NETWORK - Suite #109
Synthesis Agri-Food Network is a specialized firm providing consulting and communication services to the agri-food sector. We are passionate about agri-food and dedicated to providing clients with real world solutions to the issues and opportunities facing the industry today and in the future.
VETERINARY SKILLS TRAINING AND ENHANCEMENT (VSTEP) - Suite #110
The VSTEP is a joint venture of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO), the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) and the Ontario Veterinary College of the University of Guelph (OVC).VSTEP is a bridging program for internationally trained veterinarians.
Contact:Dr. Alec Martin, Program Manager
WELLMARK INTERNATIONAL - Suite #111
Wellmark International is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of the following brands of products: Starbar® (farm and livestock), Apistan® (apiculture), Apex® (mushrooms), Enstar® II (greenhouse industry), Altosid® (mosquito control for provincial/municipal public health markets), and Vet Kem® and Zodiac®(animal health market).
Contact: Brent Dunsby, Managing Director Canada
WORKPLACE SAFETY & INSURANCE BOARD (WSIB) - Suite #203
The WSIB oversees Ontario’s workplace safety education and training system, provides disability benefits, monitors the quality of health care, and assists in the early and safe return to work. Staff in the Guelph office provide services to employers and injured workers in the agriculture sector across Ontario.
Contact: Peter Magee, Manager, Agriculture Sector
Phone: 519-826-4650 or toll-free 1-888-259-4228
WORKPLACE SAFETY & PREVENTION SERVICES (WSPS) - Suite #101
WSPS is a business partner and expert in risk management providing industry-specific health & safety solutions to help its customers achieve their goals and grow the life of their business. WSPS provides solutions that address economic realities and organizational risks to help our 154,000 member firms in the agriculture, manufacturing and services sectors, achieve results that last: engaged employees, productivity improvements, reduced paper burden related to health and safety legislation and satisfied customers. The lasting results for our customers build a safer, more profitable Ontario.
Contact: Stephen Oakley, Regional Director, West Region
Phone: 519 823 2828 x4029
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