The Annual General Meeting of CanAgPlus, the not-for-profit corporation that owns and operates the CanadaGAP® Program, was held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 in Ottawa. We thank all members who attended and participated in the meeting.

CanadaGAP program participants elected two new and two returning directors to the CanAgPlus Board.

Congratulations to the following individuals:

  • Mike Furi, Federated Co-operatives Limited
  • Alvin Keenan, Rollo Bay Holdings
  • Cathy McKay, Nature’s Bounty
  • Jody Mott, Holland Marsh Growers’ Association

Chair Jack Bates and Vice-Chair Hugh Bowman retired from the Board. Sincere thanks are extended to Jack and Hugh for their dedication and contributions to CanadaGAP.

The new Board met subsequent to the AGM and appointed Stephanie Lariviere as Chair and Scott Wright as Vice-Chair.

Newly elected board members will serve a two-year term for 2019 and 2020. Biographies of CanAgPlus directors are posted at:

The 2018 Annual Report can be accessed at:

The corporation’s financial statements and the annual report Powerpoint presentation are accessible from the Members Only section on the CanadaGAP website or directly from the office. Any member may obtain a copy upon request.

If you have any questions, please call the CanadaGAP office at 613-829-4711 or send us an email at

December 12th, 2018 at 10:59 am