Profile of Canadian agriculture and challenges ahead

 
A chair with the following text: Talking Stats: A discussion series with StatCan

The presentation highlighted results from the Census of Agriculture data, from a national and a provincial perspective. It focused on the underlying trends that have shaped the agriculture sector in Canada in the past few decades. The presentation also addressed the renewal of human capital, which is one of the important challenges that lie ahead for the agriculture sector. This presentation was followed by a panel discussion with experts and audience questions.

When: Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ballroom, main level, Ottawa, Ontario

Cost: Free

Registration is closed.

Presenter

Wayne R. Smith, Chief Statistician of Canada, Statistics Canada

Wayne R. Smith, Chief Statistician of Canada, Statistics Canada

 

Moderator

Greg Peterson, Director, Agriculture Division, Statistics Canada

Greg Peterson, Director, Agriculture Division, Statistics Canada

 

Panelists

Hélène Brassard, Director, Direction de la main-d’œuvre et de la relève, Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec

Hélène Brassard, Director, Direction de la main-d’œuvre et de la relève, Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec

 
Paul Glenn, Chair, Canadian Young Farmers’ Forum

Paul Glenn, Chair, Canadian Young Farmers’ Forum

 
Bertrand Montel, President, CERESSYS – Systemic Intelligence

Bertrand Montel, President, CERESSYS – Systemic Intelligence

 
Rodney Myer, Director, Farm Economic Analysis Division, Strategic Policy Branch, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada

Rodney Myer, Director, Farm Economic Analysis Division, Strategic Policy Branch, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada

 
Martin Beaulieu, Chief and Senior Analyst, Agriculture Division, Statistics Canada

Martin Beaulieu, Chief and Senior Analyst, Agriculture Division, Statistics Canada

 
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