The Canadian Grain Commission regulates grain handling in Canada and establishes and maintains science-based standards of quality for Canadian grain. Our research, programs and services help support Canada’s reputation as a consistent and reliable source of high-quality grain.
The Canadian Grain Commission works to
- deliver grain quality and quantity assurance programs for exports of Canadian grain
- carry out scientific research to understand all aspects of grain quality and grain safety
- establish and maintain Canada’s science-based grain grading system
- ensure farmers receive fair compensation for their grain
The Canadian Grain Commission is led by a team of 3 commissioners:
- Chief Commissioner Doug Chorney
- Assistant Chief Commissioner Patty Rosher
- Commissioner Lonny McKague
The commissioners set the organization’s direction, establish policy, and administer and enforce the Canada Grain Act. A commissioner also chairs the Eastern Standards Committee and the Western Standards Committee. The commissioners report to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
The Chief Operating Officer heads the Canadian Grain Commission’s operations and reports to the Chief Commissioner.
The following divisions or functions report to the Chief Operating Officer:
- Innovation and Strategy
- Information Management and Technology Services
- Industry Services
- Grain Research Laboratory
- Human Resources
The following divisions or functions report directly to the Chief Commissioner:
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