Stakeholder meetings and engagement activities - Transformation agenda of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency

Health Canada has been engaging with partners and various stakeholder organizations in the context of its Transformation Agenda, including the targeted review of the Pest Control Products Act (PCPA). The table below lists the meetings and engagement activities between Health Canada officials and stakeholders concerning the Pest Management Regulatory Agency's Transformation Agenda.

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Date and time Name of event Purpose Meeting initiated by Participants Materials shared
2024-03-05
1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.
Transparency Technical Working Group To discuss draft proposed implementation approach to facilitate access to Confidential Test Data. PMRA Transparency Technical Working Group Members, PMRA Draft proposed implementation approach presentation
2024-02-13
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Annual PMRA Stakeholder Information Session The theme for this session is "Integrating Transformation into PMRA's day-to-day work". This will include an overview of the transformation journey including accomplishments to date and next steps. Stakeholders will have the opportunity to ask questions. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Agenda, presentations
2023-08-11
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT
Stakeholder Meeting with Canadian Cattle Association To discuss the June 20 Ministerial announcement on next steps toward a sustainable approach to pesticides management in Canada. Canadian Cattle Association Representatives from Canadian Cattle Association, PMRA No documents
2023-08-01
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT
Syngenta Canada and PMRA Transformation's IT Modernization Follow-up from initial meeting in May to review and discuss the DITA standard, Syngenta's data models for the Structured Label, and technical options implemented for Structured Label. PMRA Representatives from Syngenta Canada, Transformation's IT Modernization team No documents
2023-07-25
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT
Webinar on Notice of Intent (NOI2023-01), Strengthening the regulation of pest control products in Canada To provide external stakeholders and the public with an overview of the NOI proposals and answer questions in order to inform comments on the NOI. PMRA Stakeholders, government partners, public, PMRA Presentation
2023-07-21
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT
Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group with Livestock Sector To assess potential solutions including access strategies, collaboration and partnerships, discuss implementation considerations and details with potential partners, expert resources and stakeholders for the development of the proposed Pesticide Use Information Framework. PMRA Livestock sector stakeholders, PMRA Agenda,
worksheet,
presentation
2023-07-20
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT
Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group with Forestry Sector To assess potential solutions including access strategies, collaboration and partnerships, discuss implementation considerations and details with potential partners, expert resources and stakeholders for the development of the proposed Pesticide Use Information Framework. PMRA Forestry sector stakeholders, PMRA Agenda,
worksheet,
presentation
2023-07-17
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT
Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group with Structural Sector To assess potential solutions including access strategies, collaboration and partnerships, discuss implementation considerations and details with potential partners, expert resources and stakeholders for the development of the proposed Pesticide Use Information Framework. PMRA Structural sector stakeholders, PMRA Agenda,
worksheet,
presentation
2023-07-11
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
IT PMRA Structured Label Pilot Kickoff To test and gather feedback on the IT Modernization team's functional prototypes/products. PMRA Volunteer participants from the Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association, CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2023-07-11
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
IT Pesticide Use Information Online Form Kickoff To test and gather feedback on the IT Modernization team's functional prototypes/products. PMRA Volunteer participants from the Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association, CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2023-06-29
2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT
Transformation Steering Committee Meeting To provide an overview of the June 20th Ministerial Announcement and the next steps toward a sustainable approach to pesticides management in Canada, and an update on the implementation of PMRA's Transformation Agenda and upcoming engagement opportunities. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Transformation team Meeting agenda, presentation
2023-06-28
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT
Meeting with CropLife Canada and Registrants Involved in the Expanded Renewal Pilot To discuss lessons learned from the Expanded Renewal pilot. PMRA CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team Presentation
2023-05-30
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT
Stakeholder Meeting with Syngenta Canada To introduce Syngenta's e-label system and the process it took to create this system to assist the IT Modernization team in their work. Syngenta Canada Syngenta Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2023-05-28
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EDT
Stakeholder Meeting with CropLife Canada To address follow-up questions from a presentation provided at an earlier meeting between CLC and PMRA on May 11, 2023, regarding modernized business processes. CropLife Canada CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2023-05-16
10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EDT
Stakeholder Meeting with Ecojustice To discuss the Transformation Agenda. Ecojustice Ecojustice, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2023-05-12
9 a.m. to 10 a.m. EDT
IT Modernization Meeting with Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association To introduce the IT Modernization team's Structured Label Pilot to Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association. PMRA Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2023-05-11
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT
Stakeholder Meeting with CropLife Canada CropLife Canada requested a Transformation update for their Board of Directors Annual General Meeting. CropLife Canada CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team Presentation
2023-05-04
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. EDT
IT Modernization Meeting with CropLife Canada Follow-up from an initial meeting on April 27th to address questions that introduced the IT Modernization team's Structured Label Pilot. CropLife Canada CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformationteam No documents
2023-05-02
10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EDT
Stakeholder Meeting with Victimes des pesticides du Québec To discuss questions related to personal protective equipment (PPE), Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Groups, and incident reporting. Victimes des pesticides du Québec Victimes des pesticides du Québec, Health Evaluation Directorate, PMRA Transformation team Presentations
2023-04-27
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT
IT Modernization Meeting with CropLife Canada To introduce the Analytics, Integration and Review (AIR) System to CropLife Canada participants and answer any questions prior to engaging in testing and feedback. CropLife Canada CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2023-04-18
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT
Maximum Residue Limits Technical Working Group To discuss and finalize the proposal of the public notice upon receipt of an MRL application. PMRA Maximum Residue Limits Technical Working Group members, PMRA Transformation team, Registration Directorate No documents
2023-04-04
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT
Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group with Agriculture Sector and Crop Stream Sector To seek stakeholder advice and input on framework priorities, program design, and implementation considerations (policies, protocols, infrastructure, governance). PMRA Agriculture sector stakeholders, crop stream sector stakeholders, Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group members, PMRA Transformation team Agenda, presentation
2023-03-07
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST
Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group To discuss the draft Proportional Effort criteria and share the results of the Expanded Renewal pilot. PMRA Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2023-03-01
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group with Forestry/Woodlots Sector To review data needs using a reference document prepared by PMRA and to assess potential sources and identify access and management strategies. PMRA Forestry/woodlots sector stakeholders, Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group members, Value Assessment and Re-Evaluation Management Directorate, PMRA Transformation team Agenda, worksheet
2023-02-24
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group with Structural/General Outdoor Sectors To review data needs using a reference document prepared by PMRA and to assess potential sources and identify access and management strategies. PMRA Structural/general outdoor sector stakeholders, Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group members, Value Assessment and Re-Evaluation Management Directorate, PMRA Transformation team Agenda, worksheet
2023-02-17
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group with Livestock Sector To review data needs using a reference document prepared by PMRA and to assess potential sources and identify access and management strategies. PMRA Livestock sector stakeholders, Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group members, Value Assessment and Re-Evaluation Management Directorate, PMRA Transformation team Agenda, worksheet
2023-02-16
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST
Transparency Technical Working Group To provide a recap of work accomplished to date and discuss a look ahead on implementation of further work. PMRA Transparency Technical Working Group members, PMRA Transformation team Agenda, presentation
2023-02-14
3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST
Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group with Grains Sector Review of "what was heard" at previous meetings; continuation of technical process to identify and assess information sources and access strategies; discuss program design considerations; and discuss potential pilot opportunities emerging from Working Group feedback. PMRA Grains sector stakeholders, Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group members, Value Assessment and Re-Evaluation Management Directorate, PMRA Transformation team Agenda, worksheets
2023-02-07
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST
Pesticide Use Information Technicalwith Pesticide Manufacturers Review of "what was heard" at previous meetings, continuation of technical process to identify and assess information sources and access strategies, discuss program design considerations, and discuss potential pilot opportunities emerging from Working Group feedback. PMRA Pesticide industry, Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group members, Value Assessment and Re-Evaluation Management Directorate, PMRA Transformation team Agenda, presentation
2023-02-07
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST
Stakeholder Meeting with Victimes des pesticides du Québec To discuss Transparency activities from the Transformation Agenda. Victimes des pesticides du Québec Victimes des pesticides du Québec, PMRA Transformation team Agenda, 'What We Heard' report – Technical Working Group summary #1
2022-12-19
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST
Introduction of the Transformation Agenda, Real-World Data Pillar, and Pesticide Use Information Initiative To introduce the pesticide use information initiative and the related technical working group process and to solicit input and participation in that process. PMRA Representatives from the livestock, forestry, and structural pesticide industry, PMRA Transformation team Agenda, presentation
2022-12-13
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST
Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group To continue the technical process to identify and assess potential pesticide use information sources and to discuss possible pilot collaboration initiatives. PMRA Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada, Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group members, Value Assessment and Re-evaluation Management Directorate Agenda, meeting presentation
2022-12-09
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST
PMRA Stakeholder Information Session Update stakeholders on the registration program, re-evaluation program, and PMRA transformation initiatives. PMRA Applicants/registrants, non-governmental organizations, PMAC, federal/provincial/ territorial organizations Meeting agenda
2022-12-08
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST
Water Monitoring Technical Working Group Meeting To present the water monitoring 'What We Heard' report and provide an update on the 1st year of the pilot water monitoring program. PMRA Pesticide industry, user groups, academia, non-governmental organizations, Water Monitoring Technical Working Group members No documents
2022-12-05
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Proportional Effort Focus Session Focus session on proportional effort, led by Deloitte. PMRA Agricultural registrants, PMRA, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, Deloitte No documents
2022-12-02
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST
Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada Crop Protection Advisory Committee / PMRA Joint Meeting To discuss crop protection matters of importance to Canada's fruit and vegetable growers. Crop Protection Advisory Committee The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada Crop Protection Advisory Committee, PMRA Agenda
2022-12-01
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST
Meeting with Canada Grains Council and CropLife Canada Introductory meeting between Canada Grains Council, CropLife Canada, and PMRA Policy and Operations Directorate. Canada Grains Council PMRA Transformation team, Policy and Operations Directorate, Canada Grains Council, CropLife Canada No documents
2022-12-01
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Proportional Effort Focus Session Proportional effort focus session. PMRA Non-governmental organizations, PMRA, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, Deloitte No documents
2022-11-30
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Proportional Effort Focus Session Focus session on proportional effort, led by Deloitte. PMRA Non-agricultural registrants, PMRA, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, Deloitte, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-11-25
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST
Transformation Steering Committee To provide a technical overview of the 'What We Heard' report on the targeted review of the Pest Control Products Act and a proposed path forward on Transformation implementation activities and related plan for engagement. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Transformation team Meeting agenda, presentation
2022-11-24
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Stakeholder Call with CropLife Canada Clarify the purpose of the focus session on proportional effort. CropLife Canada CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-11-24
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST
Maximum Residue Limits Technical Working Group To discuss the public notification template/message that would be made public upon receipt of an application for a change or new import MRL. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Maximum Residue Limits Technical Working Group members No documents
2022-11-23 
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST
Proportional Effort Focus Session Focus session on proportional effort, led by Deloitte. PMRA Agricultural user groups, PMRA, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, Deloitte No documents
2022-11-22
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Proportional Effort Focus Session Focus session on proportional effort, led by Deloitte. M PMRA Non-agricultural user groups, PMRA, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, Deloitte, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-11-22 Stakeholder Meeting with Victimes des pesticides du Québec To discuss Transformation Agenda activities. Victimes des pesticides du Québec Victimes des pesticides du Québec, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-11-15
2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
Stakeholder Meeting with Canola Council of Canada To discuss Transformation Agenda activities. Canola Council of Canada Canola Council of Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-11-03
10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. EST
Stakeholder Meeting with Victimes des pesticides du Québec To discuss Transformation Agenda activities. Victimes des pesticides du Québec Victimes des pesticides du Québec, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-11-03
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST
Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group. PMRA Industry associations, user groups, non-governmental organizations, PMRA Transformation team, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members No documents
2022-09-29 Stakeholder Meeting with Victimes des pesticides du Québec To discuss Transformation Agenda activities. Victimes des pesticides du Québec Victimes des pesticides du Québec, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-09-27 Transparency and Modernized Business Processes Team Meeting with CropLife Canada To discuss Modernized Business Processes and Transparency initiatives. CropLife Canada CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-09-26 Modernized Business Processes Technical Group Meeting with Non-GovernmentalOrganizations Modernized Business Processes meeting with non-governmental organizations. PMRA Non-governmental organizations, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-08-19 Meeting with Canadian Environmental Law Association To discuss European Commission initiative as a potential model for Canada. Canadian Environmental Law Association Canadian Environmental Law Association, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-08-18 Transparency Technical Working Group Implementation: Putting transparency into practice and prioritizing access to information. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Transformation team, Transparency Technical Working Group members Meeting agenda
2022-07-21 Modernized Business Processes Pilot Project on Expanded Renewals To review the timelines and parameters of the pilot project. PMRA Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association, Arxada, Thor Specialities, PMRA Transformation team Meeting agenda
2022-07-14 Modernized Business Processes Pilot Project on Expanded Renewals To review the timelines and parameters of the pilot project. PMRA CropLife Canada, BASF, Bayer, Corteva, FMC, Premier Tech, Syngenta, UPL, PMRA Transformation team, Registration Directorate Presentation
2022-07-05 Transparency Technical Working Group To review new plain language regulatory documents and discuss what is useful, and if additional information is needed to improve regulatory documents and to improve understanding of PMRA science and methodology by reviewing and seeking feedback on plain language products. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Transformation team, Transparency Technical Working Group members Meeting agenda
2022-06-29 Water Monitoring Technical Working Group Third meeting of the Water Monitoring Technical Working Group. PMRA Non-governmental organizations, academia, growers, Environmental Assessment Directorate, Water Monitoring Technical Working Group members Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-06-23 Transformation Steering Committee Meeting Follow-up session to gather specific feedback from multi-stakeholders on consultation questions from the Discussion Document. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Transformation team, Environmental Assessment Directorate, Value Assessment and Re-evaluation Management Directorate Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-06-22 Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group Meeting of the Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group. PMRA Industry associations, user groups, non-governmental organizations, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, PMRA Transformation team Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-06-21 Transparency Technical Working Group Second meeting of the Transparency Technical Working Group. PMRA Health and environmental non-governmental organizations, academia, Indigenous organizations, pesticide industry, user groups, PMRA Transformation team, Transparency Technical Working Group members Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-06-14 Maximum Residue Limits Technical Working Group Continuation of the second meeting. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Maximum Residue Limit Technical Working Group members Agenda, discussion starter
2022-06-14 Water Monitoring Technical Working Group Second meeting of the Water Monitoring Technical Working Group. PMRA Non-governmental organizations, academia, growers, Water Monitoring Technical Working Group members, Environmental Assessment Directorate Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-06-09 Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group First meeting of the Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group. PMRA Industry associations, user groups, non-governmental organizations, PMRA Transformation team, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-06-07 Maximum Residue Limits Technical Working Group Continuation of the first meeting. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Maximum Residue Limit Technical Working Group members Agenda, discussion starter
2022-06-07 Water Monitoring Technical Working Group First meeting of the Water Monitoring Technical Working Group. PMRA Non-governmental organizations, academia, growers, Water Monitoring Technical Working Group members, Environmental Assessment Directorate Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-06-07 Meeting with CropLife Canada To discuss questions related to the authorization pathway proposal and transformation consultation process. CropLife Canada CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-06-06 Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group meeting. PMRA Pesticide industry, Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group membersValue Assessment and Re-evaluation Management Directorate Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-06-06 Meeting with Teck Resources Limited To provide an outline of the Transformation Agenda and associated engagement opportunities and linkages to Teck Resources Limited work. Teck Resources Limited Teck Resources Limited, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-06-03 Meeting with Invasive Species Council of British Columbia To provide an outline of the Transformation Agenda and associated engagement opportunities. Invasive Species Council of British Columbia Invasive Species Council of British Columbia, PMRA Transformation team, Director General's Office Presentation
2022-06-02 Webinar on PMRA Transformation To provide information on the PMRA Transformation initiative. PMRA Partners, other government departments, public, Transformation and Program Renewal team Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-05-31 Maximum Residue Limits Technical Working Group Meeting To discuss overall purpose of the working group and import tolerances. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, PMRA Maximum Residue Limit Technical Working Group members Meeting agenda, discussion starter
2022-05-31 Meeting with the Food Supply Council of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce To provide an outline of the Transformation Agenda and associated engagement opportunities. Food Supply Council of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Food Supply Council of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, PMRA Transformation team, Director General's Office Presentation
2022-05-31 Transformation Steering Committee Meeting To gather specific feedback on consultation questions from the PCPA Review Discussion Document. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Transformation team, Environmental Assessment Directorate, Value Assessment and Re-evaluation Management Directorate Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-05-30 Meeting with CropLife Canada To discuss the Transformation Agenda and provide clarity on related engagement. CropLife Canada CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team, Assistant Deputy Minister's Office, Director General's Office No documents
2022-05-27 Transparency Technical Working Group First meeting of the Transparency Technical Working Group. PMRA Health and environmental non-governmental organizations, academia, Indigenous organizations, pesticide industry, user groups, Transparency Technical Working Group members, PMRA Transformation team Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-05-27 Meeting with CropLife Canada To discuss questions related to the Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group. CropLife Canada CropLife Canada, PMRA Transformation team No documents
2022-05-25 Water Monitoring Technical Working Group To continue the discussion on elements of the water monitoring framework development. PMRA Pesticide manufacturers, Water Monitoring Technical Working Group members, Environmental Assessment Directorate Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-05-24
(Cancelled due to severe climate/hydro interruptions in Ottawa)
Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group First meeting of the Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group. PMRA Industry associations, user groups, non-governmental organizations, Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, PMRA Transformation team Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-05-19 Water Monitoring Technical Working Group To continue the discussion on elements of the water monitoring framework development. PMRA Pesticide manufacturers, Water Monitoring Technical Working Group membersEnvironmental Assessment Directorate Water Monitoring Discussion Document, water monitoring placemat, meeting agenda, meeting presentations
2022-05-18 Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group To provide details on the Pesticide Use Information initiative and seek feedback on the question on Real-world Data in the PCPA Review Discussion Document. PMRA Health and environmental non-governmental organizations, academia, pesticide industry, user groups, Pesticide Use Information Technical Working Group members, Value Assessment and Re-evaluation Management Directorate PCPA Review Discussion Document, Transformation placemats, meeting agenda, meeting presentations
2022-05-12 Water Monitoring Technical Working Group To provide an overview of the water monitoring program and discuss various elements related to framework development. PMRA Pesticide manufacturers, Water Monitoring Technical Working Group membersEnvironmental Assessment Directorate Water Monitoring Discussion Document, water monitoring placemat, meeting agenda, meeting presentations
2022-05-12 Webinar for Stakeholders To update to consultation on Targeted Review of the PCPA, to provide an update on the Transformation Agenda in regards to S6 and its impact on the consultation process, and respond to technical questions. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Transformation team Bill S-6
2022-05-05 Introductory Meeting with Pulse Canada To provide an outline of the Transformation Agenda and associated engagement opportunities. Pulse Canada Pulse Canada, PMRA Transformation team, Director General's Office No documents
2022-04-28 Transformation Steering Committee Meeting Follow-up from initial meeting on the targeted PCPA Review to gather specific feedback on consultation questions from the Discussion document. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Transformation team, Environmental Assessment Directorate, Value Assessment and Re-evaluation Management Directorate Meeting agenda, presentations
2022-04-14 Introduction Webinar on the Transformation Agenda with Agriculture Sector To provide an overview of the Transformation Agenda, outline engagement plan, and respond to questions. PMRA Agriculture sector stakeholders, PMRA Transformation team, Environmental Assessment Directorate, Value Assessment and Re-evaluation Management Directorate Transformation overview placemat, meeting agenda, meeting presentations
2022-04-12 Introductory Meeting with Victimes des pesticides du Québec To provide an outline of the Transformation Agenda and associated engagement opportunities. Victimes des pesticides du Québec Victimes des Pesticides du Québec, PMRA Transformation team, Executive Director Office, Policy and Operations Directorate No documents
2022-04-12 Introductory Meeting with Vigilance OGM To provide an outline of the Transformation Agenda and associated engagement opportunities. Vigilance OGM Vigilance OGM, PMRA Transformation team, Executive Director Office, Policy and Operations Directorate No documents
2022-04-08 Real-World Data Meeting To discuss the Transformation Agenda activities related to water monitoring and pesticide use information initiatives. PMRA Health and environmental non-governmental organizations, academia, pesticide industry, user groups, Environmental Assessment Directorate, Value Assessment and Re-evaluation Management Directorate PCPA Review Discussion Document, meeting agenda, presentations
2022-04-06 Transformation Steering Committee Meeting To provide an overview of the Transformation Agenda, clarify issues and proposed measures, and seek initial feedback on consultation questions PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Transformation team, Environmental Assessment Directorate, Value Assessment and Re-evaluation Management Directorate PCPA Review Discussion Document, Transformation placemats, meeting agenda, presentations
2023-12-04
1:00-3:30 p.m. EST
Transformation Steering Committee To engage on progress of key PMRA initiatives since the June 20th, 2023 Ministerial Announcement. PMRA Registrants, industry associations, pesticide user groups, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations, academia, PMRA Agenda, presentation
2023-11-29
9:35 to 11:30 a.m. EST
Stakeholder Meeting with Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association To engage on PMRA draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides policy Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association Representatives from Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association, PMRA Presentation
2023-11-28
1:00-3:30 p.m. EST
Stakeholder Meeting with Non-Governmental Organizations To engage on key PMRA initiatives, including Maximum Residue Limits, Transparency and Cost Recovery. PMRA Representatives from Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Canadian Environmental Law Association, David Suzuki Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, Ecojustice, Friends of the Earth, Justicia for Migrant Workers, Prevent Cancer Now, Safe Food Matters, Victimes des Pesticides du Québec, Vigilance OGM, PMRA Agenda, presentation
2023-11-22
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST
Continuous Oversight of Pesticides Policy Regional Meeting (Quebec City, QC) To engage on the PMRA's draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides policy PMRA Industry stakeholders (registrants, industry associations, agricultural/non-agricultural retailers/users), PMRA Workbook of discussion questions, presentation, draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides policy, agenda
2023-11-17
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST
Stakeholder Meeting with CropLife Canada To engage on the PMRA's draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides policy CropLife Canada Representatives from CropLife Canada, PMRA Presentation
2023-11-16
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
Continuous Oversight of Pesticides Policy Regional Meeting (Regina, SK) To engage on the PMRA's draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides policy PMRA Industry stakeholders (registrants, industry associations, agricultural/non-agricultural retailers/users), PMRA Workbook of discussion questions, presentation, draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides policy, agenda
2023-11-15
12:00-2:30 p.m. EST
Transparency Technical Working Group To introduce the framework for implementation approach on access to Confidential Test Data and seek early feedback from stakeholders. PMRA Transparency Technical Working Group members, PMRA Agenda, presentation
2023-11-10
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST
Stakeholder Meeting with CropLife Canada and Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association To demonstrate the Structured Label Principal Panel PMRA Representatives from CropLife Canada and Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association No documents
2023-11-09
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST
Continuous Oversight of Pesticides Policy Virtual Meeting To engage on the PMRA's draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides policy. PMRA Non-government organizations, PMRA Workbook of discussion questions, presentation, draft Continuous Oversight policy
2023-11-07
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST
Continuous Oversight of Pesticides Policy Virtual Meeting To engage on the PMRA's draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides policy. PMRA Industry stakeholders (registrants, industry associations, agricultural/non-agricultural retailers/users), PMRA Workbook of discussion questions, presentation, draft Continuous Oversight policy
2023-10-26
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT
Continuous Oversight of Pesticides Policy Regional Meeting (Guelph, ON) To engage on the PMRA's draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides policy. PMRA Industry stakeholders (registrants, industry associations, agricultural/non-agricultural retailers/users), PMRA Workbook of discussion questions, presentation, draft Continuous Oversight policy
2023-10-24
1:00-3:00 p.m. EDT
Water Technical Working Group Drop-In Meeting To allow the Water Technical Working Group to voice thoughts and comments on the draft Water Framework. PMRA Water Technical Working Group Members, PMRA Presentation
2023-10-19
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT
Modernized Business Processed Technical Working Group Meeting of the Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group to discuss the draft Continuous Oversight of Pesticides Policy and the Fall 2023 schedule for regional engagements. PMRA Modernized Business Processes Technical Working Group members, PMRA Transformation team. Agenda, draft Continuous Oversight policy
2023-10-06
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT
Stakeholder Meeting with Bayer Crop Science PMRA to provide an update on the Digital Label and ePRS project under PMRA Transformation's IT Modernization. Bayer Crop Science Representatives from Bayer Crop Science, PMRA Presenta
2023-05-05
4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Stakeholder Meeting with CropLife Canada To discuss the CropLife Canada Spring Dialogue Days. CropLife Canada Representatives from CropLife Canada, PMRA N/A
2023-12-08
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Stakeholder Meeting with Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association and CropLife Canada To present the Structured Label Use Index initial design and initiate the Use Index pilot feedback process. PMRA Representatives from Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association, CropLife Canada, PMRA IT Modernization N/A
2023-12-12
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Stakeholder Meeting with Non-Governmental Organizations To address questions from Non-Governmental Organizations on water monitoring site selection protocols, how data will be used in pesticide risk assessments, and water monitoring dashboard. Ecojustice Representatives from Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Canadian Environmental Law Association, Canadian Wildlife Federation, David Suzuki Foundation, Ecojustice, Environmental Defence, Friends of the Earth, Prevent Cancer Now, PMRA Agenda, presentation
2024-01-16
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Annual Stakeholder Meeting with Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada Annual dialogue between PMRA and FVGC to exchange information and provide updates on various topics. Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada Representatives from Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada, PMRA N/A
2024-01-17
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Stakeholder Meeting with CropLife Canada To discuss PMRA's Transparency and Confidential Test Data initiatives. CropLife Canada Representatives from CropLife Canada, PMRA N/A

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