Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

August 08, 2005 16:44 ET

AAFC/Media Advisory: Public Consultation Sessions Planned for Review of Canadian Wheat Board Electoral System

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 8, 2005) - The panel responsible for reviewing the system by which directors are elected to the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) is seeking input from producers and other key stakeholders at three public consultation meetings to be held by the end of this month.



The panel will host these meetings at the following locations:

Edmonton

Delta Edmonton Centre
10222-102nd Street
Monday, August 15, 2005 - 2:00 to 8:00 pm

Saskatoon

Delta Bessborough
601 Spadina Crescent East
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 2:00 to 8:00 pm

Winnipeg

Fairmont Winnipeg
2 Lombard Place
Friday, August 19, 2005 - 2:00 to 8:00 pm

Panel members David Rolfe, Cecilia Olver and Greg Porozni, as well as
Special Adviser Janice Baker, invite producers and farm organizations
to meet with them at these meetings to address questions the Panel is
considering during its review of the CWB elections system for
producer Directors.

The questions can be viewed online at:

http://www.agr.gc.ca/wb-cb/index_e.php?s1=wb-cb&page=wb-cb01

If you wish to provide comments to the Panel, but are unable to
attend the public meetings please send written submissions via email,
by September 30, 2005, to lewisjp@agr.gc.ca;

or sent by mail or fax to:

J.P. Lewis
Grains and Oilseeds Division Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
930 Carling Avenue
Room 1021
Ottawa , Ontario
K1A 0C5
Fax: (613) 759-7476
Telephone: (613) 759-6078


Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Media Relations
    (613) 759-7972
    1-866-345-7972