Producer Luncheon

Free buffet luncheon for the first 220 farmers. 

Date: Thursday November 9th, 2018
Location: Frontier Room 11:30 am – 1:30pm.
Presented by: Ag Exchange Group Inc.

Rural Crime
Creating Solutions Together

The Chalet, November 9, 2018

What Makes a Community Safe?
10:00 – 10:15 am
Jean Bota, County Councilor Red Deer County, Red Deer, Alberta
Barb Shepherd, Lacombe County Councillor, Lacombe, Alberta

Jean will open the session with a comment on the power within a community and the importance of this power when dealing with crime and crime related situations. 

A Case Study of Prolific Rural Offending
10:15 – 10:45 am
Mike Saunders, Investigations and Risk Management Specialist, IRISS Corp., Calgary, Alberta
Mike will present a case study of a 2014 Calgary Police Service Investigation into a prolific rural crime offender.

Rural Crime and Your Role
10:45 – 11:15 am        
Roxane Baalim, Executive Director, Alberta Police Based Victim Services Association, Pincher Creek, Alberta
Let’s discuss your role in minimizing your risk and positively contributing to community safety.

Rural Crime Reduction and Crime Prevention ThroughEnvironmental Design
11:15 - 11:35 am        
Peter Tewfik, Officer in Charge of Crime Reduction Strategy, RCMP Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
The RCMP will discuss crime reduction initiatives and crime prevention through environmental design. This is a proactive design philosophy built around a core set of principles where the proper design and effective use of the environment can lead to a reduction in the fear and the incidence of crime. It will also provide improvement in the quality of life.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
11:35 – 11:55 am
Jennifer Kee, Crime Reduction Coordinator, RCMP, Edmonton, Alberta
The presentation will encompass initiatives and strategies through
CPTED to assist property owners safeguard against property crimes.

Intervention and Preventive Approaches to Community Safety
11:55 – 12:25 pm        
Carsten Erbe, Director of Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Edmonton, Alberta
Menasha Nikhanj, Director of Integrated Community Safety, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Edmonton, Alberta

The presentation will address approaches used by the Alberta Justice and Solicitor General in keeping rural communities safe.  A focus on intervention and preventive approaches and partnerships will be highlighted in the presentation.  

Rural Crime – Talk to Your Members of Parliament
12:25 – 12:55 pm       
Blaine Calkins – Member of Parliament for Red Deer – Lacombe
Earl Dreeshen – Member of Parliament for Red Deer – Mountain View
Jim Eglinski – Member of Parliament for Yellowhead

Be Safe Not Sorry
12:55 –1:25 pm           
Debra deWaal, President, Safe & Sound, Safety Training & Consulting Ltd. 
Learn what types of crime are occurring in our society and how to safely prevent and manage any potentially dangerous situation. 

Closing comments
1:25 – 1:30 pm           
Jean Bota, County Councilor Red Deer County, Red Deer, Alberta


Enhanced Food and Beverage Service

We have ‘beefed’ up our luncheon service in the Frontier room with an enhanced product offering
. We have added more seating in the gallery between the Prairie and Stockmen’s Pavilions for your comfort
• We have added another lounge in the Agri-Centre East which will serve both food and alcoholic and non- alcohol ice beverages and will have more space to sit and enjoy your break from the show floor.


Farm Credit Canada Coat Check Service

When you check-in to the show, you can check-out your heavy winter outer wear at the Farm Credit Canada Coat Check, allowing you to tour the show in comfort!

Information Services

The Central Alberta 4-H Alumni are partnering with Agri-Trade to staff our information booths. These young folks are from farms and ranches and will be able to answer any questions you may have regarding the show and our exhibitors.