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SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA – TOUR ITINERARY

AFRICA-CANADA 2005 (JUNE 14 - JUNE 22, 2005)

Farm & Industry Tour of Saskatchewan

Prepared by Claire Belanger-Parker and Olukayode (Kay) Adebogun

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SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA – PROGRAM ITINERARY

Agriculture, Industry & Education Program

Day 1 - June 14, 2005 - Tuesday
CNT Escort will greet the group at the Toronto International Airport for the duration of the stay over in Toronto to ensure everyone board the flight to Regina

CNT Escort will greet the group on arrival at the Regina International Airport to manage to transfer and installation at the Regina Inn Hotel

*** The schedule will adjusted to time of arrival to allow sufficient rest time.


Day 2 - June 15, 2005 – Wednesday
Objective of the day: To familiarize the participants with their surrounding, the cultural differences they may encounter during their stay and learn about Urban Planning and Management as well as discover Canada’s greatest police force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Breakfast: Continental Breakfast with Mayor of Regina (Mayor Pat Fiacco) at the Regina Inn Hotel

10:00 Familiarization tour of the hotel facility & Cultural awareness seminar

Lunch: Group lunch at Regina Inn Hotel

13:00 City of Regina – Urban Planning at its best – visit to City Hall

14:30 Visit of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Academy

Dinner: Group dinner

20:00 Professional Bull Riders Event


Day 3 - June 16, 2005 - Thursday
Objective of the day: To introduce the participants to Canada’s largest dry land farm technology show where over 700 exhibitors and 35,000 visitors attend the show at Regina Exhibition Park each year from over 22 countries. The participation to this event will encourage networking with Canadian exporters and importers attending the show and networking with participants from other countries as well.

9:00 Continental Breakfast and welcome from the office of the Premier of Saskatchewan at the Regina Inn Hotel

10:00 Visit Western Canadian Farm Progress Show – full day event

Participants will join several workshops and seminars presented by the Senior Managers of Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership

16:30 Return to hotel to prepare for the International Reception

18:00 International Reception at the Western Canadian Farm Progress Show


Day 4 - June 17, 2005 - Friday

Objective of the day: To introduce the participants to the different programs supporting the immigration of business, investor and skilled labor to Canada – to the research projects of the Petroleum industry and the International Cooperative Program – to a unique model of community farming.

8:00 Breakfast Seminar with a Mrs. Barb Bond, Senior Economic Immigration Advisor at the Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program

9:00 Presentation Mrs Barb Manz, Senior Immigration Manager at Citizenship and Immigration Canada in Regina

10:00 Visit University of Regina with morning seminar at the Petroleum Research & Development Centre

University International Cooperation Program

Lunch: Group lunch at the Research Park

14:00 Travel to Disley for a Farm visit - Arm River Hutterite Colony

17:00 Return to Western Canadian Farm Progress Show

Dinner on site

20:00 Professional Bull Riders

Day 5 - June 18, 2005 – Saturday
Objective of the day: To introduce the participants to the most important tourism project in Saskatchewan: The Tunnels of Moose Jaw. From a not so glorious past, the people of Moose Jaw have turned a dark chapter of their history into the most visited tourism attraction in the province. From this initiative, other tourism projects were created which in turn had a great economic impact in the community.

8:00 Continental Breakfast at the Regina Inn Hotel

9:00 Leave for Moose Jaw

10:00 Visit the Western Development Museum

12:00 Lunch at Hopkins Dinner

13:00 Visit Tunnels of Moose Jaw

15:00 Visit Spa & Casino Moose Jaw

Dinner the Moose Jaw Spa & Return to Regina late evening

Day 6 - June 19, 2005 – Sunday (Saskatoon)
Objective of the day: To introduce the participants to a unique Canadian eco-centre. Built from recycle materials and using solar panel, this Eco-Centre is entirely self sufficient. We will also visit a Jack Pine Stables where horse breeders have developed their farming lifestyle to introduce tourism services.

** Itinerary may change to allow the participants to attend church service.

8:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00 Travel to Saskatoon

10:30 Visit the Craik Eco-Center

12:00 Lunch on site

13:00 Continue travel to Duck Lake after lunch

Visit Jack Pine Stables – Horse breeders & Tourism

Campfire dinner

19:00 Travel to Saskatoon Radisson Hotel for the night


Day 7 - June 20, 2005 – Monday (Saskatoon)
Objective of the day: Introduce the participants to the research done in Agriculture in Saskatchewan and the International cooperative programs. We will also visit a unique plantation of a small berry commonly called “Saskatoon Berry” where the owners have diversified to the point of creating several derived products that are sold around the world.

8:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00 Visit of the Agricultural Research Centre at the University of Saskatchewan Agriculture Dept & the International Program

Lunch On Campus

14:00 Tour of Berry Barn Plantation - Product Development

18:00 Dinner at the Berry Barn


Day 8 - June 21, 2005 – Tuesday (Return to Regina)

Objective of the day: Introduce our participants to a large industry combining a feedlot with 4000 head of cattle and the ethanol industry transforming grain and barley into fuel

8:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00: Travel to Lanigan - Poundmaker Feedlot & Ethanol Plant

Lunch In Lanigan

13:00 Travel to Regina

18:00: Farewell Dinner in the Casino Regina VIP Lounge


Day 9 - June 22, 2005 - Wednesday

Group breakfast – Departure

CNT Escort will meet the group at the Toronto International Airport for the duration of their stay before transferring plane.

Note that CNT Escorts will be accompanying the group at all times. Special attention will be given to details, information and documentation. Each participant will receive a complete information binder on arrival which will contain information on each farm, show, workshop, seminar and attraction visited.

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