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.
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.
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.
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: 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: 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 to editor Western Producer, Bill and Dorothy Massey.
Manitoba's Pork Powerhouse: Is it Sustainable? by Joel Novek.
Letter: Michael Trevan, Dean Agriculture, University of Manitoba
e-mail: Donald Kavalench.
Letter: Mike Waldner, Cool Springs Colony.
e-mail: Cheryl Kennedy Courcelles.
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.
Letter: Dennis Kornelson, Animal Nutrition Association of Canada
Submission: Southern Chiefs' Organization Inc.
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: A Final Note on Animal Welfare by Syd Baumel.
Submission: The Manitoba Institute of Agrologists.
Letter: Scott and Debra Gilson.
e-mail: Luc Charrier & Jeanine Phillippot.
Submission: Communist Party of Canada.
Letter: Peter Marykuca, May 8, 2007.
Letter: Michael & Dana Chevalier.
Submission: Margaret McMullen.
Letter: John & Judith Bodi.
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.
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.