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Grain Farmers of Ontario Presents Rick Mercer at the March Classic 2019

GUELPH, ON (July 31, 2018) – Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, today announces that Rick Mercer will be a keynote speaker at the March Classic 2019. The March Classic will be held March 19, 2019 at the London Convention Centre in London, Ontario.

Rick will offer attendees insight into Canada, connecting its past, present and future and highlighting its unique place in the world. From celebrating our unsung heroes, to taking a look at the wonderful and weird, to prodding at Canada’s institutions, Mercer will offer a must-see talk to March Classic 2019 attendees.

“Grain Farmers of Ontario is thrilled that Rick Mercer will be joining us as our lead keynote speaker at the 2019 March Classic,” said Victoria Berry, Manager, Communications at Grain Farmers of Ontario. “The March Classic continues to be one of the premier agriculture events for Ontario and we are pleased to present speakers, like Rick Mercer who make us look at the broader world and understand how thinking globally and nationally can help our Ontario farm businesses and agriculture in general.”

Mercer will start the day for March Classic attendees and be followed by a lineup of speakers that will be announced at a later date.

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Victoria Berry, Manager, Communications – 226 820-6641;
Markus Haerle, Chair – 613 229-8336,