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Leading agricultural thinkers meet in Ottawa

Nov. 27, 2012, Ottawa, ON - Canada's leading agricultural thinkers will meet to explore the future of Canada's agriculture industry and learn what it will take to secure Canada's place on the global agricultural stage at the GrowCanada conference in Ottawa.

The GrowCanada conference will feature a number of high quality speakers who will provide insight into how Canada can continue to be competitive in world food production and address some of the challenges foreseen in the coming years.

This year's program includes:

Keynote conversation with: Frank McKenna, deputy chair, TD Bank Group and former Ambassador to the U.S.; Michael Bloom, vice-president, the Conference Board of Canada; and Amanda Lang, senior business correspondent, CBC News
Brian Lee Crowley, managing director, Macdonald-Laurier Institute
Canadian Senator JoAnne Buth
Rex Murphy, social commentator and editorialist
Ezra Levant, TV news anchor and bestselling author
Brian Greene, string theorist and author
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he GrowCanada conference takes place annually to bring together Canada's agriculture industry to engage in meaningful dialogue on how Canada can continue to be a world leader in agriculture and food production around the world. This year's event will be held at the Ottawa Westin from November 27 to 29.

More information about the GrowCanada partnership and conference can be found online at www.growcanadaconference.ca.