Minister MacAulay Announces Appointment to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal

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August 18, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
 
Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today the appointment of Geneviève Parent as a part-time member of the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal. The appointment is for a three-year term.
 
This appointment is part of the Government of Canada’s 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.


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"I am pleased to announce the appointment of Geneviève Parent to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal. I am confident Ms. Parent’s experience and knowledge of food security and agri-food law will greatly benefit the Tribunal in its vital role protecting the health and well-being of consumers and the economic vibrancy of Canadian agri-food industries.”   

- Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

Quick Facts

  • 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 Governor in Council upon the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

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