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The Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) is a 19-month executive development opportunity for men and women actively involved in Ontario's agriculture and food industry. Its aim is to provide our industry's current and emerging leaders with the skills, knowledge, broad perspective and positive attitude needed for the future...more




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BLOG: Class 15 in Chile and Argentina
Class 15 will be on their International Study Tour February 14, 2015 through March 1, 2015.
Former CFL Commissioner to share leadership lessons
Mark Cohon, one of the most influential people in Canadian sport, will deliver his leadership message as the keynote speaker at the Wm. A. Stewart Lecture & Reception - Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7 pm, London Convention Centre in London, Ontario.
UPDATE Newsletter - Fall/Winter 2014
In this issue: AALP Class 16 Recruitment, Curling Bonspiel Jan 17, Dream Auction wins at CAMA, Year end donations and 20% of SeCan's employees are AALP grads!
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MEDIA RELEASE: Applications now being accepted for AALP Class 16
Men and women interested in increasing their confidence, deepening their understanding of Ontario’s agriculture industry and building professional networks are encouraged to apply for Class 16 of the Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP).
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Applications now being accepted for AALP Class 16!
Apply today for the opportunity of a lifetime. As part of AALP Class 16, you'll develop more confidence, gain a deeper understanding of the agriculture and agri-food industry and build an extensive network of fellow leaders.
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MEDIA RELEASE: AALP Class 15 meets with leaders of Canada’s largest trading partner
AALP Class 15 met with LEAD New York (LEAD NY) participants to further explore Canadian/American trade relations and their approaches to business and government during a recent seminar in Ottawa.
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AALP Update Newsletter Fall 2014
In this issue: Class 15 North American Study Tour, Class 2 reunion (25 years!), Stewart Lecture help?, Dream Auction experience, It's recruitment time, Matt Langford uses MBA credits.
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MEDIA RELEASE: North American Study Tour "Invaluable Experience"
AALP Class 15 was inspired and challenged by the learnings from an eight-day tour through Michigan, Indiana, Washington DC and New York State
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BLOG: Class 15 on the North American Study Tour - July 6-13, 2014
Follow along with Class 15 as they visit Detroit, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Washington DC. THEME: Understanding Canadian/American Relations
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AALP Dream Auction
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Save the date! AALP Dream Auction fundraising gala will be held on February 20, 2016 in Guelph, Ontario. More details to come.

AALP Class 15 Graduation
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Congratulations to Class 15 who will celebrate graduation on March 28, 2015 at the Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre in London, Ontario. For details, contact Rebecca Hannam at or 519-826-4204.

Wm. A. Stewart Lecture & Reception: Former CFL Commissioner shares leadership lessons
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Mark Cohon, one of the most influential people in Canadian sport, will deliver his leadership message as the keynote speaker at the Wm. A. Stewart Lecture & Reception on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the London Convention Centre in London, On

AALP Class 16 Applications Due
Friday, March 20, 2015
Applications for AALP Class 16 are due on March 20, 2015. Please contact Rob Black by email at or by phone at 519-826-4204 for details.
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