Registration - In-house Organization
Canola Council of Canada / JIM EVERSON, President
Version 28 of 28 (2019-09-16 to present)
- International Trade
Subject Matter Details
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit
- Obtain support from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada "Agri-Marketing" Program for market development.
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policies or Program
- Growing Forward II is the current policy framework for federal and provincial agricultural programs. Maintain support for federal and shared funded programs through the Next Agricultural Policy Framework.
Policies or Program
- Agriculture Trade - multi-lateral and bi-lateral trade negotiations to reduce tariffs and non-tariff trade barriers on canola and its products. Development of domestic and international policies regarding low level presence of biotechnology products.
- Biosafety Protocol - Canada's position to ensure protection of biodiversity and maintaining trade. The Canola Council does not support government ratification of the Biosafety protocol. We do support the protection of biodiversity as long as it is consistent with international trade practises.
- Health/Safety/Environment approval framework for Plants with Novel Traits. The Canola Council supports a science-based assessment process for apporvals of PNTs.
- Low Level Presence - The Canola Council supports the development of a low level presence framework in Canada for GMO products and an international protocol for low level presence.
- Response of the government to Health Canada's Trans Fat monitoring program. The Canola Council supports a voluntary approach to reducing trans fat in food in Canada.
- Full implementation and maintenance of the national 2% renewable fuels mandate for diesel fuel, specified in the Renewable Fuels Regulations and further defined by the proposed Clean Fuel Standard.
- Modernization of seed variety registration by regulation under the Seeds Act.
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- Health Canada (HC)
- House of Commons
- Infrastructure Canada (INFC)
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
- Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
- Privy Council Office (PCO)
- Public Safety Canada (PS)
- Senate of Canada
- Statistics Canada (StatCan)
- Transport Canada (TC)
- Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
The Canola Council of Canada is a national, nonprofit association funded by stakeholders in the canola industry. Our mission is to enhance the industry's ability to profitably produce and supply seed, oil and meal products that offer superior value to customers throughout the world. Members include canola growers, crop input suppliers, grain handling companies, exporters, processors and food and feed manufacturers.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
JIM EVERSON, President
Organization's membership or classes of membershipMembership is open to all segments of the canola value chain and its related partners, which may include both individuals and organizations. Both full membership and affiliate membership are available.
End date of the last completed financial year: 2018-12-03
|Government Institution||Funding Received in Last Financial Year||Funding Expected in Current Financial Year|
|Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)||$2,010,230.00||Yes|
In-house Organization Contact Information
400-167 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T6
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- Émilie Bergeron, Director, Public Affairs | Public offices held
- James Everson, President | Public offices held
- Brian Innes, Vice President, Government Relations | No public offices held
- Curtis Rempel, Vice President, Crop Production | Public offices held
- Chris Vervaet, Executive Director | Public offices held