Ma­cAulay an­nounces an ap­point­ment to the Canada Agri­cul­tural Re­view Tri­bunal

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The Min­is­ter of Agri­cul­ture and Agri-Food, Lawrence Ma­cAulay, an­nounced Dec. 21 the ap­point­ment of Pa­tri­cia Far­nese as a mem­ber of the Canada Agri­cul­tural Re­view Tri­bunal fol­low­ing an open, trans­par­ent and merit-based se­lec­tion process. This ap­point­ment is for a three-year term.

Far­nese is an as­so­ci­ate pro­fes­sor of law at the Uni­ver­sity of Saskatchewan where she teaches prop­erty, agri­cul­ture and wildlife law.

Far­nese holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Agri­cul­tural Law from the Uni­ver­sity of Arkansas and a Bach­e­lor of Laws (LL.B.) from the Uni­ver­sity of Saskatchewan. She is a mem­ber of the Law So­ci­ety of Saskatchewan. She has pre­vi­ously served as Vice-Chair of the Prac­ti­tioner’s Staff Ap­peals Tri­bunal for Saskatchewan where she ad­ju­di­cated dis­putes be­tween ad­min­is­tra­tors of health au­thor­i­ties and their prac­ti­tioner staff.

“It is with plea­sure that I an­nounce to­day the ap­point­ment of Pa­tri­cia Far­nese to the Canada Agri­cul­tural Re­view Tri­bunal. Ms. Far­nese’s ex­pe­ri­ence and knowl­edge of agri­cul­ture 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. I of­fer my con­grat­u­la­tions and wish Ms. Far­nese suc­cess in her new role.” ex­plained Lawrence Ma­cAulay, Min­is­ter of Agri­cul­ture and Agri-Food. Quick Facts

· The Canada Agri­cul­tural Re­view Tri­bunal is an in­de­pen­dent, quasi­ju­di­cial 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 Agri­Food.

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