50th Anniversary
Annual Meetings
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Egg Farmers of Ontario [EFO] celebrated its 50th Anniversary at its 2015 Annual Meeting in Niagara Falls, March 31 and April 1, 2015. This event attracted approximately 400 egg farmers and many industry stakeholders. The celebration at this year’s Annual Meeting featured many displays and presentations looking back at the constant evolution to respond to changing consumer and processing markets for eggs and egg products. Presentations and video clips from the various presenters are found below.


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Day 1:

50th Annual Meeting Call to Order

Scott Graham

"Respecting Our Past" Session

'When the Sun, Moon & Stars Aligned' 

Moderator: Gordon Hunter Play Video
Panelist: Herman Turkstra, Ontario Play Video
Panelist: Rob Wilson, Ontario Play Video
Panelist: Tom Dooley, Manitoba Play Video
Panelist: Pierre Brosseau, Quebec Play Video
Panelist: David Wilson, National (EFC) Play Video

'The Early Years'

Brian Ellsworth, Former General Manager Play Video

'A Chair's Point of View'

Past Chair: Bill Scott Play Video
Past Chair: Gerald Morden Play Video
Past Chair: Henry Koop Play Video
Past Chair: Carolynne Griffith Play Video
Current Chair: Scott Graham Play Video

"Embracing the Present" Session

'Auditor's Report'

Bruce Robinson, RLB LLP

'Chair's Address'

Scott Graham

'General Manager's Comments'

Harry Pelissero

'Experiences of a Farmer under EFO's New Entrant Program'

Joannette Van HemertOpen PDF


Laurent Pellerin, Chairman, Farm Products Council of Canada Geri Kamenz, Chair, Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission Peter Clarke, Chair, Egg Farmers of Canada Chad Gregory, President & CEO, United Egg Producers

'Heart for Africa' Project Canaan Report'

Janine Maxwell

Day 2:

'Meeting Call to Order'

Scott Graham

"Building the Future" Session

'Canadian Young Farmers' Forum'

Presented by: Stephanie Nanne & Tonya Haverkamp Play Video Open PDF

'Farm & Food Care Ontario'

Crystal Mackay, Executive Director Play Video Open PDF

'Closing Remarks & Adjournment'

Scott Graham


We graciously acknowledge support from the following sponsors:

JUMBO $10,000+


EXTRA LARGE  $5,000 - $9,999


LARGE  $1,000 - $4,999

  • Agency59
  • Clark Egg Farms Ltd.
  • Floradale Feed Mill Limited
  • Gysbers Farms Limited
  • Hensall District Cooperative Inc. 
  • ISA North America
  • J. Dean Williamson Limited
  • Masterfeeds
  • National Bank
  • RBC Royal Bank
  • RLB LLP Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors
  • TD Agriculture Services
  • Walnut Ridge Poultry Farm