AcSB

Agriculture Advisory Group

About the Advisory Group

The Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) established the Agriculture Advisory Group in April 2017 to provide advice to the AcSB on its project to develop authoritative guidance related to the accounting for biological assets and agricultural produce.

Staff Contact(s)

Michelle Thomas, CPA, CGA

Principal, Accounting Standards Board

Membership

The Group consists of:

  • a Chair, who is a member of the AcSB; and
  • 15 to 20 other members with a range of backgrounds and experience including farmers, preparers, practitioners, users, government employees and an academic.

Meetings

The Group is expected to meet approximately four times in 2017. Meetings are not open to the public. A summary of discussions of each Group meeting will be made available shortly after each meeting.
For upcoming meetings, visit the AcSB calendar.


Upcoming meeting & events


Meeting & event summaries


October 24, 2017 Agriculture Advisory Group Meeting Notes – October 24, 2017

The Group further explored several key issues relating to measurement, and provided advice on how to address these concerns.

June 21, 2017 Agriculture Advisory Group Meeting Notes – June 21, 2017

The Group discussed issues related to unit of account, unborn animals, impairment, presentation and disclosure.

May 8, 2017 Agriculture Advisory Group Meeting Notes – May 8 and May 24, 2017

The Group explored several key issues relating to scope, definitions and measurement that stakeholders raised in response to the Discussion Paper, and provided input on how to address these concerns.

Karen Higgins

Deloitte & Touche LLP
Toronto, ON
Chair

Adam Vervoort

BMO Financial Group
Toronto, ON
Member(s)

Allan Melvin

Bishop & Company Chartered Accountants Inc.
Wolfville, NS
Member(s)

Anita Fowsar

Duke CPA Inc.
Cowansville, QC
Member(s)

Bertrand Montel

Groupe Agéco
Québec, QC
Member(s)

Bryon Wolf

Farm Credit Canada
, SK
Member(s)

Dan Rempel

Deloitte LLP
Winnipeg, MB
Member(s)

David Guthrie

KPMG LLP
Chilliwack, BC
Member(s)

Dean Klippenstine

MNP LLP
Regina, SK
Member(s)

Denise Parker

MNP LLP
Chilliwack, BC
Member(s)

Greg Pate

Brantwood Farms
,
Member(s)

Jean-Paul Allaire

Unicoop Cooperative Agricole
Ste-Marie, QC
Member(s)

Jennifer Thompson

Province of Nova Scotia - Department of Finance and Treasury Board
Truro, NS
Member(s)

Kim Gerencser

K.Ag Growing Farm Profits Inc.
Regina, SK
Member(s)

Linda Bross

BDO Canada LLP
Wingham, ON
Member(s)

Nancy Frame

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Truro, NS
Member(s)

Scot Lorenson

Grant Thornton LLP
Wetaskiwin, AB
Member(s)

Selma Khedhaier

Bonduelle Américas Long Life
St-Denis-sur-Richelieu, QC
Member(s)

Thomas Blonde

Collins Barrow Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Elora, ON
Member(s)

Thomas

AcSB
Toronto, ON
Staff Contact