Friday, December 21, 2018

Saskatchewanite added to federal appeal tribunal

Patricia Farnese is an associate professor of law at the University of Saskatchewan where she teaches property, agriculture and wildlife law, has been appointed to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal.

The tribunal reviews appeals to decisions of the federal agriculture department and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Farnese holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Agricultural Law from the University of Arkansas and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Saskatchewan. She is a member of the Law Society of Saskatchewan. 

She has previously served as Vice-Chair of the Practitioner’s Staff Appeals Tribunal for Saskatchewan where she adjudicated disputes between administrators of health authorities and their practitioner staff.

The tribunal will be in Kitchener Jan. 232 to hear an appeal by a local company, 2328782 Ontario Inc. (Golden Ontario Products Inc.) against the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

The company, based in Mount Forest, was established to export meats to China.