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Brian Innes named new CCC vice president, government relations

Oct. 6, 2014 - Brian Innes is the Canola Council of Canada's new vice president of government relations.

Innes joined the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) in 2011. As market access manager, Innes concentrated on market access and government relations with a special focus on international trade and pesticide related issues such as pollinator health. Innes also brings experience working with government from his previous roles with the Ottawa office of an international public affairs consulting firm, the Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of National Defence and an Industry Critic. He holds a B.Sc., Agriculture from the University of Guelph and M.Sc., Agricultural Economics from the University of Saskatchewan.

Innes will assume the role of vice president, government relations on November 1, 2014, where he will lead the full spectrum of the CCC's government relations activities including market access and regulatory affairs.