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Finish line in sight for updated farm building code
Finish line in sight for updated farm building code

Changes and potential impacts of proposed new farm building requirements were explored at the Canadian Farm Builders Association’s (CFBA) annual conference in Stratford, Ont. recently. Photo by Karen Dallimore.

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Insurance companies want a say in barn design
Insurance companies want a say in barn design

In the face of more barn fires and higher losses, insurance companies want a role in how new barns are designed. (published in Ontario Farmer)

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Farm builder awards showcase elaborate facilities
Farm builder awards showcase elaborate facilities

The Canadian Farm Builders Association (CFBA) presented the 2018 Builder Awards at the association’s annual conference held recently in Stratford, Ont., showcasing unique barn designs with equally unique features.

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Official discusses hurdles, changes to building permit process at CFBA conference
Official discusses hurdles, changes to building permit process at CFBA conference

Building permit hurdles in the approvals process and potential upcoming changes were included in a detailed discussion during the Canadian Farm Builders Association’s (CFBA) annual conference held recently in Stratford, Ont.

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Resilient farm building design could minimize damage and loss
Resilient farm building design could minimize damage and loss

Randy Drysdale, assistant vice-president of loss control and technical development at Farm Mutual Reinsurance, gave a presentation at the Canadian Farm Builders Association’s annual conference held in Stratford, Ont. at the end of February. He discussed loss prevention in farm buildings and the importance of building and rebuilding with resiliency in mind.

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Rural areas offer workers more than a pay cheque
Rural areas offer workers more than a pay cheque

Employers in small towns and rural areas advised to emphasize workplace culture and quality of life when recruiting employees. (published in Ontario Farmer)

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Different policies needed for recreational, medical pot
Different policies needed for recreational, medical pot

Members of the Canadian Farm Builders Association were told if they don’t already have a drug and alcohol policy to deal with impairment in the workplace, they need one now.

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CCA Weekly April 17, 2019
CCA Weekly April 17, 2019

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CCA Weekly April 10, 2019
CCA Weekly April 10, 2019

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COCA - Government Relations April 2019 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations April 2019 - Members Report

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Britespan's Wingham Site Open House
Britespan's Wingham Site Open House

Have you ever wondered how a fabric building was made? Tour Britespan’s facilities and learn and see all that goes into manufacturing a Britespan building. CFBA Member Cavalry Contracting (jointly with Britespan Building Systems of Ontario Inc.) is offering to arrange complimentary transportation for CFBA Members from a designated location in Caledon East and Guelph to the Britespan Open House in Wingham on Friday May 24th. Please email info@cavalrycontracting.com for details and to register.

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CCA Weekly April 3, 2019
CCA Weekly April 3, 2019

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April Newsletter 2019
April Newsletter 2019

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CCA Weekly March 20, 2019
CCA Weekly March 20, 2019

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CCA Weekly March 12, 2019
CCA Weekly March 12, 2019

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CCA Weekly March 6, 2019
CCA Weekly March 6, 2019

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COCA - Government Relations March 2019 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations March 2019 - Members Report

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March Newsletter 2019
March Newsletter 2019

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CCA Weekly February 26, 2019
CCA Weekly February 26, 2019

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CCA Weekly February 20, 2019
CCA Weekly February 20, 2019

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CCA Weekly February 12, 2019
CCA Weekly February 12, 2019

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CCA Weekly February 5, 2019
CCA Weekly February 5, 2019

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COCA - Government Relations February 2019 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations February 2019 - Members Report

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February Newsletter 2019
February Newsletter 2019

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CCA Weekly January 29, 2019
CCA Weekly January 29, 2019

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