Councillor Leon Leclair

Extensive involvement within the community, a member of the C-K Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee, Founder of "Bushels of Hope", I host free community events on my farm and presently developing a program with C-K food banks.

Education

  • Chatham Kent Secondary School (1981)

  • Diploma in Agriculture Business University of Guelph (1982)

  • Certified and licensed pesticide operator

  • Advanced Farm Manager Program in Guelph (2007)

  • Completed two "Steps to Leadership" courses

  • Attended the 'Bridges out of Poverty' workshops

Community Involvement

  • President of C-K Integrated Children's Service Foundation

  • Vice-President of Kent Federation of Agriculture

  • Chair and Founder of 'Bushels of Hope'

  • Board member of the C-K United Way

  • Member of the C-K Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee

Accomplishments

  • Hosted "free" community events on my farm

  • Currently developing a program where excess fresh produce can be delivered to C-K food banks

  • Operate a large "diverse" farm business just outside of Grande-Pointe