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All Chairs Forum for Value Chain Roundtables

The Industry and Government Co-Chairs from each of the 14 roundtables meet annually with the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Deputy Heads from other federal departments and agencies to discuss common priorities.

Key objectives:

  • sharing lessons learned from previous roundtables
  • identifying common issues affecting the multiple national roundtable sectors
  • determining actions to address common issues, including engagement with other federal government departments

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like more information, please email us at aafc.roundtable-tableronde.aac@canada.ca.

Meeting summary

Members

Bee Health

  • Rod Scarlett – Canadian Honey Council
  • Kathleen Donohue – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Beef

  • Dennis Laycraft – Canadian Cattlemen's Association
  • Francesco Del Bianco – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Food Processing

  • Daniel Vielfaure – Bonduelle Americas
  • Annette Gibbons – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Grains

  • Rick White – Canadian Canola Growers Association
  • Marco Valicenti – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Horticulture

  • Alison Robertson – Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association
  • Della Johnston – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Industrial Bioproducts

  • Murray McLaughlin – Bioindustrial Innovation Canada
  • Matt Parry – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Organics

  • Marie-Ève Levert– Organic Strategy Levert
  • Alana Yuill – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Pork

  • John Ross – Canadian Pork Council
  • TBD – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Poultry Sustainability

  • Roger Pelissero – Egg Farmers of Canada
  • Marco Valicenti – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Pulses

  • Lee Moats – Pulse Canada and Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
  • Lisa Foss – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Seafood

  • Carey Bonnell – Ocean Choice International
  • Marco Valicenti (interim) – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Seed

  • Dave Carey – Canadian Seed Trade Association
  • Elizabeth Foster – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Sheep

  • Hélène Méthot – Centre d’expertise en production ovine du Québec
  • Katherine MacDonald – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Special Crops

  • Keith Jones – Rowland Seeds
  • TBD – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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