Minister MacAulay Announces Appointment to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal

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December 19, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
 
Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today the appointment of Marthanne Robson as a part-time member of the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal. The appointment is for a three-year term, effective immediately.
 
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.  

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"I am pleased to announce the appointment of Marthanne Robson to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal. I am confident Ms. Robson’s expertise in law and mediation, as well as her knowledge of agriculture and agri-food regulation, 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

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  • The Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal is an independent, quasi-judicial body 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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