Hog Production Industry Review

The Clean Environment Commission as requested, by the Minister of Conservation, will review the environmental sustainability of the hog production industry in Manitoba.

Terms of Reference

Advisory Committee on Animal Uses of Antimicrobials and Impact on Resistance and Human Health
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Brewin et.al
Bureau d'audiences publiques sure l'environmement
Cole et. al
Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development
Constance and Bonanno
Environment Canada
Flaten et.al
Grier et. al
Holley et. al
Honey et. al
Khanna et. al
Livestock Stewardship Panel
Manitoba Government
Manitoba Government
Manitoba Phosphorus Expert Committee
Manitoba Pork Council
Mann and Grant
McBride and Key
McMillan et. al
Nicolas et. al
Nyatchoti et. al
Oborne et. al
Racz and Fitzgerald
Rawluk and Flaten
Salvano et. al
The Royal Society
Tilman et. al
Tyrchniewicz and Gregory
Tyrchniewicz and Wilson
Voss et. al
Wedin and Tilman
World Health Organization
Zhang et. al
Auditor General Manitoba. 2007
Audubon. N.d.
Benjamin. 1997.
Broadway. 2006.
Bureau d'audiences publiques sure l'environmement.
Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development. 2005.
Environment Canada. 1995.
Government of Canada. 2000.
Hog Production Industry Review January 23, 2007 Scoping Winnipeg
Hog Production Industry Review Scoping January 22, 2007 Friedensfeld
Hog Production Industry Review Scoping January 25, 2007 Morden
Lake Winnipeg Stewardship Board. 2007.
Letter from the Minister & Terms of Reference
Mandate and Terms from the Minister of Conservation
Manitoba Conservation Data Centre. N.d.
Manitoba Government. 2007a.
Manitoba Government. 2007b.
Naylor et. al. 2005.
Oenema and Berentsen. 2005.
Request for investigation from the Minister of Conservation
Ribaudo. 2003.
Shea. 2004.
Statistics Canada. 2006.
Steinfeld et. al. 2006.
Whiting. 2006.
Wilson and Belcher. 1989.
Wittenberg and Boadi. 2001.

Background Information

The information in this section was provided by government agencies and other institutions and organizations. It is for information only and has not been interpreted or analyzed by the CEC.

IISD - Phase I on Watershed Management
IISD- Phase II Policy/Process Review
Auditor's Report
University of Manitoba Report - (Correction regarding authorship for Chapter 1 and Chapter 9: James Young, an MSc student in Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, contributed to the chapters. The name Ryan James should be removed as a contributing author.)
George Morris Centre Economic Review
Report on Private Interviews
Water Licensing Statistics
Pig Production Statistics
Farm Practices Protection Board Statistics (since 1988)
Enforcement Actions

In addition to these public meetings, the Panel will enlist the assistance of "experts", in the issue areas identified, to provide the latest research findings and advice to the Panel. After the conclusion of the public sessions and the delivery of "expert" reviews, the Panel will prepare a report with recommendations to the Minister.

Panel Members

Edwin Yee

Edwin Yee is a retired environmental consultant with 30 years experience in regulatory management of toxic chemicals, hazardous waste and contaminated sites. Mr. Yee has participated in the development of national and international guidelines and standards for soil quality and petroleum hydrocarbons and provided guidance to the Abandoned Mines Advisory Committee.

Terry Sargeant

Terry Sargeant has been the Chair of the Clean Environment Commission since January 2004. Prior to that, he was the Chief Appeal Commissioner of the Workers Compensation Appeal Commission.
In 1996, following almost twenty years of government service, with the House of Commons and the governments of Manitoba, Yukon and British Columbia, Terry enrolled in the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba, graduating in 1999. Following a year of articling with the Public Interest Law Centre, he was called to the Manitoba Bar in June 2000.
In other activities, he serves on the boards of Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Border Crossings magazine, the Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals and the Manitoba Council of Administrative Tribunals. Past service has included the boards of the University of Manitoba, the Winnipeg Folk Festival and the Manitoba Theatre Centre.

Wayne Motheral

Wayne Motheral is a former president of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities. He holds a B.S.A. degree in Agriculture and worked in the soil testing lab at the University of Manitoba for 9 years. He was a councillor for 16 years with the Rural Municipality of Louise. He represented municipalities on several advisory groups to Manitoba Conservation. He also farmed in southern Manitoba in the Snowflake area, and is still actively involved in land stewardship.

Public Sessions

In March and April, following the scoping meetings (no meetings Spring Break week) a series of public sessions will take place in communities throughout agro-Manitoba to allow groups and individuals to make comment on topics or issues related to hog production of concern to them. The public meetings have been completed. There were 194 presenters appearing before the Panel and 50 written submissions were received.

March 5, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Delta Winnipeg - 350 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg 
March 6, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Royal Canadian Legion - 459 Main Street, Stonewall 
March 8, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Arborg/Bifrost Community Centre - Ingolfs Street, Arborg 
March 12, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Morden Friendship Centre - 306 North Railway St, Morden 
March 13, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Royal Canadian Legion - 112 Finlay Street, Killarney 
March 14, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
St. Claude Recreation Centre - 58 Provincial Road 240, St. Claude 
March 15, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Emerson Community Complex - 101 Church Street, Emerson 
March 20, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Ukrainian Catholic Hall - 11th Avenue Hall, Dauphin 
April 10, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Whitemouth Recreation Centre - Henderson Street, Whitemouth 
April 11, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Friedensfeld Community Centre - 3 km south of Steinbach of Hwy 12, Friedensfeld 
April 12, 2007 
9:00 - 5:00 pm 
Friedensfeld Community Centre - 3 km south of Steinbach of Hwy 12, Friedensfeld 
April 16, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Elks Hall - 227-3rd Avenue South, Virden 
April 17, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Hamiota & District Sports Complex - 200 Maple Avenue East, Hamiota 
April 18, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Keystone Agricultural Centre - #1-1175 18th Street, Brandon 
April 19, 2007 
9:00 - 5:00 pm 
Keystone Agricultural Centre - #1-1175 18th Street, Brandon 
April 25, 2007 
1:00 - 5:00 pm; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Canad Inn - 2401 Saskatchewan Avenue, Portage la Prairie 
April 27, 2007 
9:00 - 5:00 pm 
Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown - 288 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg 

The public meetings, called as part of the investigation, are only part of the information gathering process and are not the end of the investigation. Preparation leading up to the public meetings has taken many months and will continue after the meetings until the Panel is satisfied it has the necessary information to make an informed recommendation. At the public meetings the Panel expects that it will hear a summary of the company's proposal, public opinions, suggestions for reference materials, other studies or experts that may have more or specific information, topics or questions that the public wishes to be addressed and perhaps even expert testimony.

Become a Participant

Small financial awards will be available to assist, local, community, agricultural and environmental groups and individuals to prepare for representation before the Panel. For more information and an application click on Participant Funding. Applications will now be accepted until the conclusion of the public sessions.

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Transcripts of daily proceedings from any of our public sessions are available by clicking the link below.

Hog Production Industry Review April 10, 2007 Whitemouth
Hog Production Industry Review April 11, 2007 Friedensfeld
Hog Production Industry Review April 12, 2007 Friedensfeld
Hog Production Industry Review April 16, 2007 Virden
Hog Production Industry Review April 17, 2007 Hamiota
Hog Production Industry Review April 18, 2007 Brandon
Hog Production Industry Review April 19, 2007 Brandon
Hog Production Industry Review April 25, 2007 Portage
Hog Production Industry Review April 27, 2007 Winnipeg
Hog Production Industry Review May 29, 2007 Winnipeg
Hog Production Industry Review March 5, 2007 Winnipeg
Hog Production Industry Review March 6, 2007 Stonewall
Hog Production Industry Review March 8, 2007 Arborg
Hog Production Industry Review March 12, 2007 Morden
Hog Production Industry Review March 13, 2007 Killarney
Hog Production Industry Review March 14, 2007 St. Claude
Hog Production Industry Review March 15, 2007 Emerson
Hog Production Industry Review March 20, 2007 Dauphin


The public meetings have been completed. There were 194 presenters appearing before the Panel. These documents are supplied for information only, for the official and complete proceedings please contact the Commission.

Master list of documents received to date
Presentation: "The Hog Industry in Manitoba". Manitoba Pork Council.
Manitoba Pork Council. Submission to the Clean Environment Commission Hearings on The Hog Production Industry Review. Delta Winnipeg, Manitoba Monday, March 5, 2007.
Presentation by Glen Koroluk, Beyond Factory Farming
Presentation by Bill Harrison Roseisle Creek Watershed Association
Presentation by Ruth Pryzner
Presentation by Vicki Burns, Winnipeg Humane Society
First Closed Loop Manure Recovery System, Fast, Complete and Supported Presentation to the Clean Environment Commission of Manitoba by J. Victor. Van Slyke, CMA, MBA, President ATD Waste Systems Inc.
CEC Presentation by Lindy Clubb
Manitoba Egg Producers, Submission to CEC Public Meetings. Presented .by Harold Froese.
A Presentation to the: Clean Environment Commission, March 5, 2007. Presented by Brandy Street, Executive Director, MLMMI.
Proposed Presentation to the Clean Environment Commission by the Concerned Citizens of Grosse Isle Committee. Presented by Bill Massey a and Jim McCowan.
Presentation by George Matheson.
Presentation by Craig Mackie.
Presentation by Ben Hofer- Rock Lake Colony
Presentation by Bob Cherepak.
Presentation by Ron Johnston.
Clean Environment Commission, Manitoba Hog Industry Review. Public ."Submission- Moving Forward" by Darcy Pauls.
Jackhead Fishery Reserve 1900, March 8, 2007 by Henry Traverse.
Our Industry is Sustainable in Manitoba! by Jason McNaughton.
Larry Hofer, Marble Ridge Colony. Presentation to: Clean Environment Commission (CEC) Scoping Meetings. Review of the "Environmental Sustainability of Hog Production Industry in Manitoba March 2007.
Clean Environment Commission Hog Production Industry Review, Public Hearing - Arborg Manitoba, March 8, 2007. Presented by Allan Caners.
Presentation by Ron Plett. Manitoba Egg Producers.
Presentation by Peter Marykuca.
Written Submission - Arborg Chamber of Commerce.
Presentation by Herm Martens - R.M. of Morris
Presentation by Miriam Sweetnam.
Presentation: Deerwood Soil and Water Management Association, South Tobacco Creek Project. Presented by: Les McEwan and Gordon Orchard.
Publication: Tobacco Creek Model Watershed, Water Strategy Blueprint,December 2004.
Presentation by Sieg Neumann, Councillor, R.M. Morris.
Presentation by Edwin Hofer, Miami Colony.
Presentation by Robert and Don McLean.
Presentation by Wendy Friesen
Presentation by Marvin Magwood.
Presentation by Miriam Nichol.
Presentation by Gerry Blixhaven.
Presentation by Dwight King.
Presentation by Wayne Nichol.
Presentation by Jeff Blixhaven.
Presentation by Byron Johnson.
Presentation by Timothy Hofer, Willowcreek Colony
Presentation by Andy Gross, Mayfair Colony
Presentation by David Stead, R.M. Morton
Presentation by Robert Hofer, Wellwood Hutterite Colony
Written Submission by Carole M. Ketner.
Presentation by Richard Prejet.
Presentation by Normand Prejet.
Presentation by Alf Poetker.
Presentation by Philip Hofer, James Valley Colony.
Presentation by Edward Hofer, James Valley Colony.
Presentation by Brad Schnell, Agri-Trend.
Presentation by Ray Timmerman.
Presentation by Real Comte.
Presentation by Liz Clayton.
Presentation by Bill Harrison.
Presentation by Rick Maendel, Fairholme Colony.
Presentation by Cameron Maendel, Fairholme Colony.
Presentation by Herb Watson.
Presentation by Robert Davy, R.M. Lorne.
Presentation by Scott Lins.
Presentation by Lyle Loewen.
Presentation by Larry Maendel, Blue Clay Colony.
Presentation by Kurt Siemens, Manitoba Egg Producers.
Presentation: "Alonsa Conservation District. Summary of Water Quality Monitoring Results -2206. Presentation to the Clean Environment Commission, Hog Production Industry Review, Dauphin, Manitoba. March 20, 2007. Presented by Harry Harris.
Presentation by David Manchur.
Citizens for Family Farms. "Submission to the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission on the Sustainability of Hog Barn Development. Mar. 19, 2007." Presented by Larry Powell.
Presentation by David Kynoch, Rolling Acres Colony, Riverside Colony, Grass River Colony.
Presentation by Bryan Ferris.
Presentation by John Whitaker.
Presentation by Irvin Gross, Rolling Acres Colony.
Edward Stahl, Grass River Colony.
Presentation by Kate Storey.
Presentation by Cal Dirks.
Pip, E. 2005. Surface water quality in Manitoba with respect to six chemical parameters, water body and sediment type and land use. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management, 8(2): 105-207.
Pip, E. 2006. Littoral mollusc communities and water quality in southern Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Biodiversity and Conservation 15:3637-3652.
Presentation references for Dr. Eva Pip.
Presentation: "Factory Hog Industry Review Land Use Planning and Approval" by Hugh Arklie.
Presentation: "Address to The Manitoba Clean Environment Commission by, Whitemouth-Reynolds Soil and Water Conservation Association, April 10, 2007,-Whitemouth Manitoba. By David Young.
Whitemouth River Water Quality Testing, 2001-2006.
Presentation by Victor Wohlgemuth.
Presentation by Carol Clegg.
Presentation by Rick Vaags.
Presentation by John Steendam
Presentation by John Van Aert.
Presentation: "Water Quality and the Swine Industry". Presented by Dr.Eva Pip, University of Winnipeg.
Additional information in response to Panel questions from Hugh Arklie.
Presentation: "Presentation to the Clean Environment Commission Hearings, April 11, 2007, Friedensfeld, MB." by Marg Rempel.
Presentation by Dan Klippenstein, Excel Playgreen Group Inc.
Presentation by John Kroeker, Penner Farm Services.
Presentation by Bob Schinkel.
Presentation by Mayor Chris Goertzen - City of Steinbach.
Presentation by Shanyn Silinksi - Farm Animal Council.
Presentation: "Industrial Hog Barns - Air Quality Occupational Health Considerations". MFL Occupational Health Centre, Inc., April 2007. Presented by Carol Loveridge.
Heederik, D., T. Sigsgaard, P. Thorne, J. Kline, R. Avery, J. Bonlokke, E. Chriscilles, J. Dosman, C Ducahine, S. Kirkhorn, K. Kulhoankova and J. Merchant. 2007. Health Effects of Airborn Exposures from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. Envir. Health Persp. 115:298-302.
Charavaryamath, C. and B. Singh. 2006. Pulmonary effects of exposure to pig barn air. Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 1:10.
Donham, K., S. Wing, D. Osterberg, J. Flora, C. Hodne, K. Thu and P. Thorne. Community Health and Socioeconomic Issues Surrounding Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. Environ Perspectives 115:317-319.
Cormier, Y., E. Israel-Assayag, G. Racine and C. Duchaine. Farming practices and the respiratory health risks of swine confinement buildings. Eur Respir J 2000:15:560-565.
Presentation by Stan Toews, Osterwick Farms Inc.
Presentation: "Rural Municipality of Hanover Submission to the Clean Environment Commission, Friedensfeld, Manitoba, April 11, 2007". Presented by Doug Cavers.
Presentation by Jonathan Kleinsasser, Crystal Springs Colony.
Presentation by Adrien Grenier.
Presentation: "My Passion". Presented by Ray Plett.
Submission: "Unger Poultry Ltd and Rose Grove Farms" by Ray Plett.
Presentation: "Steve's Livestock Transport, Manitoba's Swine Industry". Presented by Rick Peters.
Presentation by Karen Friesen.
Presentation: "Puratone's Presentation to CEC" by Ab Freig.
Presentation by Mary Jane Hiebert.
American Society of Agronomy, Certified Crop Advisor. Presented by Eric Gregory.
"Hytek Ltd. Presentation to the Clean Environment Commission, Hearings on the Hog Production Industry Review. By Hytek Community Partners." Presented by Sheldon Stott and Denis Vielfaure.
"Impact analysis of Intensive Livestock Operations on Manitoba Rural Residential Property Values Five Case Study Locations. Prepared for" Manitoba Pork Coucil. Prepared by: Royal LePage Stevenson Advisors, Spring 2004.
Hytek Ltd. Scorecard - Our Approach to the CEC Scope.
Presentation by Mick Hazzledine, Nutrition Partners, Airdrie, Alberta.
Presentation by Lyle Peters.
Presentation by George Wipf.
Presentation by Bob Senff.
Presentation by John Fefchak.
The Planning Act and Conditional Use Orders. Exhibit A - John Fefchak.
Liquid Manure Spreading on Frozen Ground. Exhibit B - John Fefchak.
When Hope has become Hopeless. Exhibit C - John Fefchak.
Are There "Two" Sets of Laws in Manitoba ? Exhibit D - John Fefchak.
Submission by Barbara Barkley as read by Norma Tibbets Fefchak.
Presentation by Kim and David Shepherd.
Impact Calculations for a Hog Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation by Dr. William J. Weida, May 18, 2000. A Grace Factory Farm Project Report. Provided by John Dolecki.
Considering the Rationales for Factory Farming by Dr. William J. Weida. The Global Resource Action Center for the Environment (GRACE). March 5, 2004.
"Submission to the Elite Swine Conditional Use Hearing Convened by the Municipal Council of the R.M. of Archie, October 23, 2003. Prepared and submitted by: J. F. Dolecki, Department of Economics, Brandon University.
Various correspondence re: R.M. Daly by-law. Submitted by Joe Dolecki.
Presentation: Clean Environment Commission, Hog Production Industry" Review, Public Input Hearing". Prepared by: Amber D Farms, April 26, 2007. Presented by Zack Penner.
Presentation by Irene Cousins.
"The Puratone Corporation Environment Management System:. March 1, 2007. Revision 10.0.
Presentation by Vince Heaman.
Presentation by Lorne Tannas.
Presentation by Bert Swann.
Presentation by Garry Tolton.
Presentation by Roger Desilets.
Presentation by Mickey Hersak.
Presentation by Scott Routledge.
Presentation by Bruce Delgarno.
Presentation: Managing Nutrients in Manitoba's Livestock Industry"", by Alan" Baron.
Presentation by Mike Waldner, Cool Spring Colony.
Presentation by Patrick Prychun - Standard Max Pro Nutrition of Winnipeg.
Presentation: "Phytase, more than an environmental tool." by Joe Freedy.. J & R Livestock Consultants.
Presentation to Manitoba Clean Environment Commission by Scott Dick, P. Ag. Elite Swine Inc.
Presentation: "Advanced Manure Treatment Technology for Deerboine Colony". EAS Manure Management Technologies. Presented by Melvin Hofer and Dr. Peter Hombach.
Presentation by Jake Hofer - Treesbank Colony.
Presentation: "Research and science in support of sustainable hog production in Manitoba". A Presentation to the Clean Environment Commission, April 2007 by Robert McKay and Stella Fedeniuk, McKay . GENSTAT Consultants Inc.
Presentation by Martin Sharpe.
Presentation by David Rolfe - Keystone Agriculture Producers.
Presentation by Dr. Michael Sheridan - Sheridan Heuser Provis Swine Health Services.
Presentation by Sam Hofer - Spring Valley Colony.
Presentation by Gordon White.
Presentation by Weldon Newton.
Presentation by Dwayne Blackbird, Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation.
Additional information in response to questions by Panel, Alan Baron.
Presentation by Al Rogasin.
Presentation by Dr. Art. Wiebe.
Presentation by Ruth Pryzner.
Presentation text by Ruth Pryzner.
Background material from Ruth Pryzner.
Presentation by Ed Kleinsasser.
Presentation by Matt Adema.
Presentation by Ted Ross, Roseisle Creek Watershed Association.
Presentation by Raymond Kleinsasser.
Presentation by Ian Wishart.
Presentation: "The Basics & Benefits of Organic Hog Production in Manitoba." Presented by Janine Gibson, Organic Food Council of MB - a chapter of Canadian Organic Growers (COG).
Presentation by Glen Koroluk, Beyond Factory Farming.
Presentation by Peter Manness.
Presentation by Beverly Froese, Public Interest Law Centre.
Presentation: "Hutterite Brethren and the Hog Industry". Presented by James Hofer, Starlite Colony.
"Presentation to the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission, Hog Industry Production Review by James Hofer, Starlite Colony, Elie Manitoba."
"Presentation by the Association of Manitoba Municipalities to The Clean Environment Commission Hog Production Industry Review Submission, April 25, 2007. Presented by Ron Bell.
Presentation by Randy Smith and Cheryl Smith Sandpiper Beach/ Lake Manitoba Estatest Association, RM of St. Laurent,MB.
Additional reference materials-Sandpiper Beach/Lake Manitoba Estates Association, RM of St. Laurent.
Industrial Hog Barns - Communicable Diseases Occupational Health" Considerations". Presented by Diana Ludwick, MFL Occupational Health Centre.
How Hogs Spread Disease to Workers
Gilchrest, M., C. Greko, D. Wallinga, G. Beran, D. Riley and P. Thorne. 2007. The Potential of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Infectious Disease Epidemics and Antibiotic Resistance. Envir. Health Persp.115:313-316.
Thorne, P.S. 2007. Environmental Health Impacts of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations: Anticipated Hazards-- Searching for Solutions. Environmental Health Perspectives 115:296-29
Burkholder, J., B. Libra, P. Weyer, S. Heathcote, D. Kolpin, P. Thorne and M. Wichman. 2007. Impacts of Waste from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations on Water Quality. Envir. Health Persp.:115:308-312.
Presentation by Johannes Waldner, Baker Colony.
Presentation by Sam Gross, Clearview Colony.
"Manitoba Cattle Producers Association Presentation to the Clean Environment Commission Hog Production Industry Review. Presented by" Ray Armbruster and Martin Unrau.
Presentation by Fred Tait, Hog Watch Manitoba.
"Beyond Factory Farming, Corporate Hog Barns and the Threat to Public Health, the Environment and Rural Communities. Edited by Alexander" Ervin, Cathy Holtslader, Darrin Qualman, and Rick Sawa. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Presentation: "Livestock Plagues" by Andrew Nikiforuk.
Presentation by Alan Ransom and Wanda McFayden. Farm Stewardship Association of Manitoba.
Farm Stewardship Association of Manitoba information package.
Manitoba Environmental Farm Plan Workbook.
Presentation: "KONAA Presentation". Presented by Doug Redekop.
Presentation by Syd Baumel, Animal Watch Manitoba.
Presentation by George Derechuk.
Presentation by Twyla Francois, Animals' Angels e.V.
Written presentation by Twyla Francois, Animals' Angels.
Animals' Angels investigation report.
Animals' Angels information brochures.
Presentation by Curtis Ewacha.
Closing comments: Glen Koroluk, Beyond Factory Farming.
Closing submission: Manitoba Pork Council.
Keith Thornton CV.
Baroni, L., L. Cenci, M. Tettamanti and M. Berati. 2006. Evaluating the environmental impact of various dietary patterns combined with different food production systems.European Journal of Clinical Nutrition:1-8.
Presentation by Louise Hedman.

For those who do not wish to make a public presentation or written submission, for any number of reasons, the Commission has engaged the assistance of a graduate student from the University of Manitoba to conduct personal interviews with those who wish to express their opinions or concerns outside the public forum.

Written Submissions

The public meetings have been completed. There were 50 written submissions received.

Master list of documents received to date
e-mail Hearings-Hog Barns Future by John Fefchak.
letter: Denise Trafford, March 19, 2007
letter: Jim and Colleen Nichol, March 19, 2007
petition: Larry Powell, March 19, 2007.
Submission: Joe Dolecki.
Internet references: Denise Trafford, March 28, 2007.
Letter: Glen Suggett, March 12, 2007.
Letter: Shirley Keys, March/2007.
Letter: Denise Trafford, internet references, April 3, 2007.
Letter: Scott Newton.
Letter: Henry Rosolowski, April 12, 2007.
e-mail: Peter Marykuca, April 17, 2007.
Submission: Bill Harrison, April 24, 2007.
e-mail: Troy Stozek, April 25, 2007.
e-mail: Stan Saxton, April 26, 2007.
e-mail: Marcel Lennon, April 26, 2007.
e-mail: Catherine King, April 21, 2007.
e-mail: Dana Medro, April 22, 2007.
e-mail: Stephanie Mercier, April 26, 2007.
e-mail: Mariah Mailman, April 26, 2007.
Letter: Rick Bergmann, April 29, 2007.
e-mail: Marilyn Piniuta, April 26, 2007.
e-mail: Peter Marykuca, April 27, 2007.
e-mail: Joe Leschyshyn, April 27, 2007.
Letter: Scott Newton.
Letter: Ed Brethour, April 24, 2007.
internet references: Denise Trafford, February 26, 2007.
Letter: Lance Vanbenlan, May 2, 2007.
Letter: Barbara Barkley, April 30, 2007.
e-mail: Katie Hartle, May 2, 2007.
Letter: Nick Carter.
Letter to editor Western Producer, Bill and Dorothy Massey.
Manitoba's Pork Powerhouse: Is it Sustainable? by Joel Novek.
Submission: Emil Egert.
e-mail: Fred Horbaty
Letter: Michael Trevan, Dean Agriculture, University of Manitoba
Letter: Dave Wiebe.
e-mail: Donald Kavalench.
Letter: Mike Waldner, Cool Springs Colony.
Letter: Picardie Farms.
Letter: E. Toews?
Letter: Ray Tetrault.
email: Kevin Miller.
e-mail: Cheryl Kennedy Courcelles.
e-mail: Kaela Kowalke.
e-mail: Organic Planet Worker Co-op.
e-mail: Margaret Gefreiter.
e-mail: Joe Leschyshyn, May 7, 2007.
Letter: Kostiniuk Family.
Letter: Dan McPherson, Brandon and Area Planning District.
Letter and references: David Headman.
e-mail: Milt Olfert.
Letter: Dennis Kornelson, Animal Nutrition Association of Canada
Submission: Southern Chiefs' Organization Inc.
e-mail: The Isenschmid's
Submission: Syd Baumel.
Submission: Cheryl Kennedy Courcelles, May 7, 2007.
Letter: Glen Koroluk, Beyond Factory Farming.
Manitoba Pork Value Chain: Where is it Going and What is Driving it? by Ed Tyrchniewicz and Heather Gregory.
News Release: Glen Koroluk/Dr. Paton.
Copy of Letter from Gail Cielen, Access & Privacy Manitoba Conservation to Glen Korolouk, April 29, 2005.
Reference: "Report to the State of Iowa Department of Public Health on the Investigation of the Chemical and Microbial Constituents of Ground and Surface Water Proximal to Large-Scale Swine Operations". October - December 1998.
Reference: "Intensive Livestock Operations, Health and Quality of Life Among Eastern North Carolina Residents". By Steve Wing and Susanne Wolf, Department of Epideiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Reference: Mirabelli, M., S. Wing, S. Marshall and T. Wilcosky. 2006. Race, poverty and potential exposure of middle school students to air emissions from confined swine feeding operations. Env. Health Persp.:114: 591-596.
Reference: Airborne antibiotic resistant pathogens, research in Ohio.
Reference: Swartz, M. 2002. Human diseases caused by foodborne pathogens of animal origin. CID:34, Supplement 3.
Reference: "Iowa concentrated animal feeding operations air quality study." Iowa State University and The University of Iowa Study Group. February 2002
Petition: Environmental Contamination of ecosystems, water, soils and food by antibiotic resistant micro-organisms due to excessive and/or inappropriate antibiotic use in livestock production. Beyond Factory Farming Coalition.
Reference: McEwan, S. and P. Fedorka-Cray. 2002. Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Animals. CID:34 (Suppl. 3).
Reference: Chapin, A., A. Rule, K. Gibson, T. Buckley and K. Schwab. 2004. Airborne multi-drug resistant bacteria islolated from a concentrated swine feeding operation. Env. Health Persp.
Reference: Chee-Sanford, J., R. Aminov, I. Krapac, N. Garriguies-JeanJean and R. Mackie. 2001. Occurrence and diversity of tetracycline resistance genes in lagoons and groundwater underlying two swine production facilities. App. Env. Micro. 67:1494-1502.
Reference: Onan, L. and T. LaPara. 2003. Tylosin-resistant bacteria cultivated from agricultural soil. FEMS Micro. Letters 220:15-20.
Reference: "Food Safety and Pig Production in Denmark, Controls on antibiotics, veterinary medicines and Salmonella." Prepared by Prof. J. Verner Wheelock and Charlotte Foster. September 2002. Report commissioned by The Danish Bacon & Meat Council.
Hansard: "Third Session - Thirty-Eighth Legislature of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, Standing Committee on Legislative Affairs." Vol. LVI No. 8- 6:30p.m., Monday June 6, 2005. Note: Debate on Bill 33 - The Planning Act.
Hansard: "Third Session - Thirty-Eighth Legislature of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, Standing Committee on Legislative Affairs. Vol. LVI No. 9 -9:30a.m., Tuesday, June 7, 2005. Note: Debate on Bill 33 - The Planning Act.
Reference: "The negative social impacts of Manitoba's hog industry and the implications for social sustainability." by Theresa Vandean, Manitoba Legislative Internship Programme, 2002-2003.
Reference: "A review of the effects of the livestock industry on the environment and human health. By Dr. Eva Pip, University of Winnipeg. Original presentation: Manitoba Livestock 2000 Hearings, 24 July 2000.Update: 9 December 2000.
Letter: John Bannister.
Letter: A Final Note on Animal Welfare by Syd Baumel.
Letter: Illegible
Submission: The Manitoba Institute of Agrologists.
Letter: Scott and Debra Gilson.
Rebuttal: Louise Hedman.
e-mail: Luc Charrier & Jeanine Phillippot.
e-mail: Marcie?
Submission: Communist Party of Canada.
Letter: Peter Marykuca, May 8, 2007.
Letter: Linda Smith.
Letter: Lorne Peters.
Submission: Bill Paton.
Letter: Michael & Dana Chevalier.
Submission: Margaret McMullen.
Letter: John & Judith Bodi.
Letter: John Fefchak.
References: Ill Fares the Land: Reflections on Sustainable Organic Agriculture. Biodiversity, Journal of Life on Earth. Vol. 7 No. 3 & 4, March, 2007. Submitted by Nick Carter.
Written Submission by the Public Interest Law Centre.
email: Crystal Johnson.
Submission: Ruth Pryzner.
Submission: "Toward Community-Based Monitoring in the Hog Industry in Manitoba. A paper submitted to the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission Hog Production Industry Review 2007. by: Joanne Moyer, Patricia Fitzpatrick and Alan Diduck.

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