Business Risk Management Committee

The Business Risk Management Committee works on behalf of Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) to monitor the finance and business management issues for the Canadian horticulture industry.

The Committee meets as a whole at the Annual Meeting in March. At other times of the year, the Chair or other appointees represent CHC members in national and provincial meetings related to program issues in agriculture.

Chair: Mark Wales

Vice-Chair: Benoit Desilets


The following issues, among others, have occupied the Finance and Business Management Committee this year:

  • Growing Forward 2
  • AgriStability
  • AgriInvest
  • Crop Insurance
  • Climate Change and Adaptation

The committee currently has two sub-committees:

  • The Business Risk Management Working Group
  • Science Advisory Committee

Learn more about business risk management issues in horticulture

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