Minister MacAulay Announces Appointment to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal
June 28, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today the appointment of Luc Bélanger as Chairperson of the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal. The appointment is for a five-year term effective July 17, 2017.
This appointment is part of the rigorous new approach to Governor in Council appointments—an approach that uses open, transparent and merit-based selection processes that strive for gender parity and reflect Canada’s diversity to support Ministers in making appointment recommendations for positions within their portfolio.
"I am pleased to announce the appointment of Luc Bélanger to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal. With vast experience working in the legal field and a strong interest in agriculture, I have no doubt Mr. Belanger will bring the highest standards of excellence and integrity to his work with the Tribunal.”
- Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
The Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal is an independent tribunal established by the Government of Canada to provide impartial reviews of notices of violation issued by federal agencies regulating agriculture and food.
Members of the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal are appointed by the Government of Canada upon the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.
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