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September 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

CFA hosting National Ag Leaders Debate

Updated September 2, 2021 to reflect a change in one of the panelists, and new details on how to watch the debate.

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is once again hosting a National Ag Leaders Debate, this time in the run up to Canada’s 43 federal election.

Event Details:

The debate will take place September 9, 2021, at 7:00pm EST (5:00pm MST).

You’ll find the debate housed on CFA’s YouTube channel, and on Rogers TV Studio:


Marie-Claude Bibeau – Liberal Party of Canada

  • First elected as Member of Parliament for Compton-Stanstead, QC in 2015.
  • Served as Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, and Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.
  • Worked with the Canadian International Development Agency, co-owned Camping de Compton, was Director of Accreditation for 2013 Canada Summer Games, and Executive Director, Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science.
  • Born, raised, educated in Sherbrooke.
  • Holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics, and a graduate deploma in Environmental Management, from the Université de Sherbrooke.

Dave Epp – Conservative Party of Canada

  • First elected as Member of Parliament for Chatham-Kent—Leamington, ON in 2019.
  • Worked as Ontario/QC Regional Representative for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Ontario Agricultural Commodity Council, and Chairman of Agricorp, Ontario Process Vegetable Growers, and Ontario Tomato Research Institute.
  • Currently farms in both vegetables and cash crops.

Alistair MacGregor – New Democratic Party

  • First elected as Member of Parliament for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford, B.C., in 2015.
  • Served as NDP’s Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food, Rural Economic Development, and deputy Justice.
  • Worked in forestry, and is actively engaged on issues like climate change, pensions, housing, clean energy, environmental sustainability, and food security.

Yves Perron – Bloc Québécois

  • First elected as Member of Parliament for Berthier-Maskinongé, QC, in 2019.
  • Serves as President of the Bloc Québécois.
  • Served as Critic for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Supply Management for the Bloc Québécois.
  • Worked in education, as a high school teacher.


Shaun Haney – RealAgriculture

  • Founder and publisher of RealAgriculture, launched in 2008, and owned by Haney Farms (1985) Ltd.
  • Host of RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147.

Martin MenardLa Terre de chez nous

  • Journalist for 12 years with La Terre de chez nous publications, covering organic agriculture, maple production, grains, forestry, beekeeping, and more.
  • Co-owns a small farm.

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