SEC FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Briffett Derek

(Last) (First) (Middle)
28 SILVER CRESCENT

(Street)
COLLINGWOOD A6 L9Y 0E9

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SunOpta Inc. [ STKL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/20/2017
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units (1) 11/20/2017 A 6,153 11/20/2018 (2) Common Shares 6,153 $0.00 6,153 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Each Restricted Stock Unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of STKL common stock.
2. The Restricted Stock Units do not have an expiration date.
Remarks:
/s/ Jill Barnett, attorney-in-fact 11/22/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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EXHIBIT 24
LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY
	
The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Jill Barnett and Karen
McBride, or each of them acting singly and with full power of substitution, the
undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

1.	execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity
as an officer or director or both of SunOpta Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4
and 5 (and any amendments thereto) in accordance with Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and the rules
thereunder; 

2.	do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which
may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5,
complete and execute any amendments thereto, and timely file such form with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and any securities exchange
or similar authority, including without limitation the filing of a Form ID or
any other documents necessary or appropriate to enable the undersigned to file
the Forms 3, 4 and 5 electronically with the SEC; 

3.	seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the undersigned's
behalf, information on transactions in the Company's securities from any third

party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and
the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release any such
information to each of the undersigned's attorneys-in-fact appointed by this
Limited Power of Attorney and approves and ratifies any such release of
information; and

4.	take any other action in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion
of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or
legally required by or for, the undersigned, it being understood that the
documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned
pursuant to this Limited Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall
contain such information and disclosure as such attorney-in-fact may approve in
such attorney-in-fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever required,
necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be
done by virtue of this Limited Power of Attorney and the rights and powers
herein granted.

The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in
such capacity at the request and on the behalf of the undersigned, are not
assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities
to comply with, or any liability for the failure to comply with, any provision
of Section 16 of the Exchange Act.

This Limited Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 or 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to each
of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.
 
	IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Limited Power of Attorney
as of this 6th day of November, 2017.
	
Signed and acknowledged:

Derek Briffett

/s/ Derek Briffett
Signature