Lowell Lindsay, John Oliver
, the late John Wise and Donald Ziraldo will be formally inducted at a ceremony on Sunday, Nov 3, 2013 at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto.
John Oliver has been a passionate advocate of Canadian agriculture during his successful career as an agribusiness executive.
visionary leadership, commitment to industry associations and willingness to mentor others has been instrumental in helping Canadian agriculture address future challenges, and his
work continues today.
lives in Oshawa, Ontario and was nominated by Dow AgroSciences.
The late John Wise was a long-standing public servant, starting out in municipal politics and earning his way to serve two terms as Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food from 1979 to 1988.
many contributions to Canadian agriculture, it was during Mr. Wise's leadership that agricultural research stations and laboratories were established across Canada.