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Appointment to FPCC
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced the appointment of Mike Pickard as a member of the Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC).
News Release (PDF)
The FPCC will hold a second sitting, as part of its inquiry into the merits of establishing a Canadian Pullet Marketing Agency, on May 22, 2013. This session will be held at the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, Embassy Room, 1808 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
The FPCC has received two requests. One is from the Pullet Growers of Canada, a proposal to establish a Canadian Pullet Marketing Agency to be funded by levies applied to Canadian pullets marketed in interprovincial and export trade markets.
The other proposal comes from the British Columbia Raspberry Industry Development Council to establish a Red Raspberry Research, Market Development and Promotion Agency, to be funded by levies applied on fresh and processed red raspberries and red raspberry products marketed domestically, and imported.
Pullet Growers of Canada
The period for receiving requests to appear for the Pullet Growers of Canada’s proposal to establish a Canadian Pullet Marketing Agency was extended. To file a request to appear please use this link.
To access Transcript page please use this link.
Please note that on August 24, 2012, the Panel forwarded a list of questions to the Pullet Growers of Canada. Please use this link to view the questions and answers.
BC Raspberry Industry Development Council
The period for receiving submissions for the British Columbia Raspberry Industry Development Council’s proposal to establish a Red Raspberry Research, Market Development Promotion Agency was extended until April 30. To file a submission, reply or request to appear please use this link.
To access the Transcript page please use this link.