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CAHRC holding first national forum in Calgary


June 14, 2010
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June 14, 2010, Calgary,
AB – The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) is holding its
first national forum in Calgary, Alberta, on June 16, 2010.



June 14, 2010, Calgary,
AB – The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) is holding its
first national forum in Calgary, Alberta, on June 16, 2010.

Participants will have
the opportunity to interact with experts in the areas of employment and skills
development within the field of primary agriculture from across Canada.
Attendees will examine best practices so that agriculture producers can attract
a qualified and motivated workforce that is sufficient to sustain profitable
agriculture in Canada.

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The event is being held
at the Delta Bow Valley Hotel in Calgary, Alberta.

CAHRC’s Labour Market
Information on Recruitment and Retention Report
, published in June 2009,
revealed that agricultural producers across the country will require an
additional 50,000 non-seasonal and 38,000 seasonal workers by the year 2013.
The research also suggests that future employment needs vary by geographic
region, by commodity and by occupation.

For further information,
please visit www.cahrc-ccrha.ca.