Ottawa names new chief of Canadian Grain Commission

Federal agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has appointed Doug Chorney as chief commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission.

Chorney has been the acting chief since June and was appointed Assistant chief commissioner in 2017.

Chorney was a Manitoba farmer for 24 years before joining the grain commission.

Patty Rosher has been named the assistant chief commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission.

Raised on a farm in Eatonia, Saskatchewan, Rosher has a degree in Agricultural economics and was manager of Keystone Agricultural Producers in Manitoba.

The Canadian Grain Commission oversees regulations around the grain trade in Canada.

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