Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
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Meeting Schedule

Date / Time Studies & Bills Location  Note
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Myrna Gillis, Chief Executive Officer (Aqualitas)
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Dominique Benoit, Member of the Executive Council and Treasurer (Dairy Processors Association of Canada)
    • Alain Bourbeau, Director General (Les Producteurs de lait du Québec)
    • Reint-Jan Dykstra, Vice-President (Dairy Farmers of Canada)
    • Mathieu Frigon, President and Chief Executive Officer (Dairy Processors Association of Canada)
    • Anita Jarjour, Director, Government and Industry Relations (Parmalat Canada)
    • Pierre Lampron, President (Dairy Farmers of Canada)
    • Chad Mann, Chief Executive Officer (Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL))
    • Murray Sherk, Chair (Dairy Farmers of Ontario)
    • Mark Taylor, Chief Executive Officer (Parmalat Canada)
    • David Wiens, Vice-President (Dairy Farmers of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building* [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Ron Bonnett, President (Canadian Federation of Agriculture)
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Doug Forsyth, Director General, Market Access (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Tom Rosser, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Frédéric Seppey, Assistant Deputy Minister, Market and Industry Services Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St.* [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Benoît Basillais, Director, Policy and Economics (Canadian Dairy Commission)
    • Sylvain Charlebois, Professor in Food Distribution and Policy, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Carole Gendron, Director of Regulatory & Sectoral Affairs (Farm Products Council of Canada)
    • Martha Hall Findlay, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canada West Foundation)
    • Al Mussell, Research Lead (Agri-Food Economic Systems)
    • Mike Pickard, Vice-Chairman (Farm Products Council of Canada)
    • Serge Riendeau, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Dairy Commission)
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building* [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Consideration of a draft report
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Phil Boyd, Executive Director (Turkey Farmers of Canada)
    • Judi Bundrock, Director of International Trade Policy (Egg Farmers of Canada)
    • Salomon Compaoré, Economist (Canadian Hatching Egg Producers)
    • Emmanuel Destrijker, Executive Member (Egg Farmers of Canada)
    • Jack Greydanus, Chair (Canadian Hatching Egg Producers)
    • Tim Klompmaker, Board Director, Ontario (Chicken Farmers of Canada)
    • Yves Ruel, Director of Trade and Policy (Chicken Farmers of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building* [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Gordon Harrison, President (Canadian National Millers Association)
    • Paul Hetherington, President and Chief Executive Officer (Baking Association of Canada)
    • David K. Lee, Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Products and Food Branch (Health Canada)
    • Karen McIntyre, Director General, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch (Health Canada)
    • Jeff Nielsen, President (Grain Growers of Canada)
    • John Papanikolaou, Vice-President, Nutrition Science & Regulatory Affairs (Baking Association of Canada)
    • William Van Tassel, Director (Grain Growers of Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Lyndon Ashton, Manager, Canadian Food and Wine Institute Innovation Centre (Niagara College Canada)
    • Luis Garcia, Chair, Craig Richardson Institute of Food Processing Technology (Conestoga College)
    • Heather Hill, Research Manager, Culinary Research and Innovation, Paterson GlobalFoods Institute (Red River College)
    • Rex Newkirk, Associate Professor and Scientific Lead, Canadian Feed Research Centre (University of Saskatchewan)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Dave Carey, Executive Director (Canadian Seed Trade Association)
    • Todd Hyra, President (Canadian Seed Trade Association)
    • Patrick Smith, President (Intellectual Property Institute of Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Kathleen Donohue, Director General, Market Access Secretariat, International Affairs Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Stephen Laskowski, President (Canadian Trucking Alliance)
    • Lynn Renaud, Director General, Business Development and Competitiveness Directorate, Programs Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Sylvain Charlebois, Professor in Food Distribution and Policy, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Evan Fraser, Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Guelph (As an Individual)
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Derek Brewin, Professor, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
    • Naomi Iwashita, Manager, Temperature Control Solutions Intermodal (Canadian Pacific)
    • Bruno Larue, Full Professor, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Université de Laval (As an Individual)
    • David Przednowek, Director of Grain Marketing (CN)
    • Robert Taylor, Assistant Vice President, North American Advocacy (Canadian Pacific)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 2, Victoria Building [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Ted Haney, Executive Director (Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance)
    • Rob Ziner, Founder and Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Industrial Hemp Corporation)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Ian Affleck, Vice-President, Plant Biotechnology (CropLife Canada)
    • Dominique Benoit, Member of the Board of Directors (Dairy Processors Association of Canada)
    • Andrew Casey, President and Chief Executive Officer (BIOTECanada)
    • Mathieu Frigon, President and Chief Executive Officer (Dairy Processors Association of Canada)
    • Dennis Prouse, Vice-President, Government Affairs (CropLife Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Natasha Kim, Director General, Immigration Branch (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Ryan Koeslag, Executive Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Mushroom Growers’ Association)
    • Baerbel Langner, Legal Counsel-Immigration, Past Chair, Canadian Bar Association, National Immigration Section (HyLife)
    • Helene Panagakos, Director, Temporary Resident Program Division, Immigration Program Guidance (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Tom Rosser, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Justine Taylor, Science and Government Relations Manager (Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers)
    • Marco Valicenti, Director General, Sector Development and Analysis Directorate, Market and Industry Services Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Steven West, Director, Sector policy, Temporary Foreign Worker Program, Skills and Employment Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Kenneth Elgin Forth, President (Foreign Agricultural Resource Management Services)
    • Keron Headley (As an Individual)
    • Derek Johnstone, Special Assistant to the National President (United Food and Commercial Workers of Canada )
    • Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst, Executive Director (Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council)
    • Mary Robinson, Chair (Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Denise Allen, President and Chief Executive Officer (Food Processors of Canada)
    • The Honourable JoAnne Buth, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian International Grains Institute)
    • Phil de Kemp, Executive Director (Barley Council of Canada)
    • Jean-Pierre Haché, Vice President Quality Assurance and Health and Safety (Bonduelle Americas)
    • Mark McNeil, Chief Executive Officer (Bonduelle Americas)
    • Irv Teper, Chief Executive Officer (Concord Premium Meats Ltd.)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Daniel A. Richard, Senior Corporate Counsel and Director of Government Relations, J. D. Irving Ltd. (Cavendish Farms Corporation)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Gordon Bacon, Chief Executive Officer (Pulse Canada)
    • Gordon Harrison, President (Canadian National Millers Association)
    • Paul Hetherington, President and Chief Executive Officer (Baking Association of Canada)
    • Rebecca Lee, Executive Director (Canadian Horticultural Council)
    • Bruce MacIntyre, Member of Executive Committee (Canadian National Millers Association)
    • Buck (Harold) VanNiejenhuis, Member of Executive Committee (Canadian National Millers Association)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Donald Buckingham, President and CEO (Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute)
    • Jean-Charles Le Vallée, Associate Director, Food Horizons Canada (The Conference Board of Canada)
    • Corinne Pohlmann, Senior Vice President, National Affairs and Partnerships (Canadian Federation of Independent Business)
    • Tulay Yildirim, Director of Research (Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • CJ Hélie, Executive Vice President (Spirits Canada)
    • Martin Lavoie, President and CEO (Canada Pork International)
    • Dan Paszkowski, President and CEO (Canadian Vintners Association)
    • Gary Stordy, Director, Government and Corporate Affairs (Canadian Pork Council)
    • Jan Westcott, President and Chief Executive Officer (Spirits Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Keith Kuhl, President and CEO (Southern Potato Company)
    • Tia Loftsgard, Executive Director (Canada Organic Trade Association)
    • Ray Price, President (Sunterra Farms Ltd.)
    • Jane Proctor, Vice President, Policy and Issues Management (Canadian Produce Marketing Association)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Subject matter of those elements contained in Part 5, insofar as that Part relates to farming of Bill C-74
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 2, Victoria Building [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Cam Dahl, President (Cereals Canada)
    • Ron Davidson, Executive Director (Soy Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Subject matter of those elements contained in Part 5, insofar as that Part relates to farming of Bill C-74
    • Dale Beugin, Executive Director (Canada's Ecofiscal Commission)
    • Karen Clark, On-Farm Program Manager and Sustainability Advisor (Dairy Farmers of Canada)
    • Paul Connors, Executive Director (Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture)
    • Paul Doyon, 2nd Vice President General, General Management (Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA))
    • Lynn Jacobson, President (Alberta Federation of Agriculture)
    • Ron Maynard, Member of Board of Directors (Dairy Farmers of Canada)
    • Laure Vinsant Le Lous, Economic and Trade Coordinator, Agricultural Research and Policy Department (Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA))
    • Mervin Wiseman, President (Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture)
Room 9, Victoria Building* [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Subject matter of those elements contained in Part 5, insofar as that Part relates to farming of Bill C-74
    • Josée Albert, Chief Executive Officer (Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick)
    • David Mol, President (Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture)
    • Julie Paillat, National Coordinator, Greenhouse Vegetable Industry (Canadian Horticultural Council)
    • Dwayne Perry, 2nd Vice-President (Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick)
    • Jan VanderHout, Board Member and Greenhouse Vegetable Grower (Canadian Horticultural Council)
    • Mark Wales, Energy, Environment and Climate Change Working Group Member and Field Vegetable Grower (Canadian Horticultural Council)
    • Consideration of a draft report
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Consideration of a draft budget
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Subject matter of those elements contained in Part 5, insofar as that Part relates to farming of Bill C-74
    • Todd Lewis, President (Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan)
    • Maxine Maclean, Policy and Communications Coordinator (Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture)
    • Dan Mazier, President (Keystone Agricultural Producers of Manitoba)
    • Chris van den Heuvel, Canadian Federation of Agriculture Director and Past President (Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Subject matter of those elements contained in Part 5, insofar as that Part relates to farming of Bill C-74
    • Ron Bonnett, President (Canadian Federation of Agriculture)
    • Myles Frosst, Consultant (Canadian Federation of Agriculture)
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Peter Mulherin, Chairperson (Canadian Food Exporters Association)
    • Susan Powell, President and CEO (Canadian Food Exporters Association)
    • Teresa Schoonings, Member of Board of Directors (Food and Beverage Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
  • Subject matter of those elements contained in Part 5, insofar as that Part relates to farming of Bill C-74
    • Gervais Coulombe, Director, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Philippe Giguère, Manager, Legislative Policy (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Pierre Mercille, Director General (Legislation), Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • John Moffet, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Environmental Protection Branch (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Tom Rosser, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • David Turner, Tax Policy Analyst, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Jack Froese, President (Canadian Canola Growers Association)
    • Brian Innes, Vice-President, Public Affairs (Canola Council of Canada)
    • Keith Mussar, Vice President Regulatory Affairs (Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters)
    • Joy Nott, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters)
    • Catherine Scovil, Director of Government Relations (Canadian Canola Growers Association)
    • Chris Vervaet, Executive Director (Canadian Oilseed Processors Association)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Deron Caplan, PhD candidate, University of Guelph (As an Individual)
    • Michael Dixon, Professor and Director, Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph (As an Individual)
    • Mark Lefsrud, Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, McGill University (As an Individual)
    • Dennis Prouse, Vice-President, Government Affairs (CropLife Canada)
    • Karen Stephenson, Director, Regulatory Affairs and Stakeholder Relations (Scotts Canada Limited)
    • Dr. Maria Trainer, Director of Regulatory Affairs (CropLife Canada)
    • Youbin Zheng, Associate Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph (As an Individual)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Claire Citeau, Executive Director (Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance)
    • Sylvie Cloutier, President and Chief Executive Officer (Conseil de la transformation alimentaire du Québec)
    • Dimitri Fraeys, Vice-President, Innovation and Economic Affairs (Conseil de la transformation alimentaire du Québec)
    • Carla Ventin, Vice President, Government Relations (Food & Consumer Products of Canada)
    • Mathew Wilson, Vice President, Policy and Government Relations (Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • David Brock, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment (Government of Saskatchewan)
    • The Honourable Dustin Duncan, Minister of Environment (Government of Saskatchewan)
    • Lin Gallagher, Deputy Minister of Environment (Government of Saskatchewan)
    • William Greuel, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture (Government of Saskatchewan)
    • The Honourable Lyle Stewart, Minister of Agriculture (Government of Saskatchewan)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Gérald Beaulieu, Director (Centre d'expertise sur la construction commerciale en bois)
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • John Masswohl, Director of Government and International Relations (Canadian Cattlemen's Association)
    • Chris White, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Meat Council)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Susan Antler, Executive Director (Compost Council of Canada)
    • Cam Battley, Member of the Board (Micron Waste Technologies Inc.)
    • Brian King, Director of Compost Operations (GFL Environmental Inc.)
    • Alfred Wong, President (Micron Waste Technologies Inc.)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Vern Baron, Research Scientist, Sustainable Production Systems, Lacombe Research and Development Centre, Science and Technology Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Henry Janzen, Research Scientist, Soil Biochemistry, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Science and Technology Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Guillermo Hernandez Ramirez, Assistant Professor, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta (As an Individual)
    • William Shotyk, Bocock Chair for Agriculture and the Environment, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta (As an Individual)
Sheraton Cavalier Sheraton South Room, 2620 32nd Ave. NE, Calgary AB [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Reynold Bergen, Research Director, Beef Cattle Research Council (Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef)
    • Douglas J. Cattani, , Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
    • Ross Chow, Executive Director (InnoTech Alberta)
    • Cherie Copithorne-Barnes, Chair (Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef)
    • Anna De Paoli, Consultant to the Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association (Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association)
    • Graham Gilchrist, Chief Executive Officer (Biological Carbon Canada)
    • Christine Murray, Director, Agricultural Technologies (Alberta Innovates)
Sheraton Cavalier Sheraton South Room, 2620 32nd Ave. NE, Calgary AB [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Danny Blair, Director of Science (Prairie Climate Centre)
    • Stephane McLachlan, Professor, Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
    • Maurice Moloney, Executive Director and CEO, Global Institute for Food Security, University of Saskatchewan (As an Individual)
    • Brock Mulligan, Director of Communications (Alberta Forest Products Association)
    • D.J. (Dave) Sauchyn, Research Coordinator (Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative)
    • Howard Wheater, Professor, Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan (As an Individual)
Sheraton Cavalier Sheraton South Room, 2620 32nd Ave. NE, Calgary AB [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Kevin Bender, Chair (Alberta Wheat Commission)
    • Graham Gilchrist, Director (Alberta Federation of Agriculture)
    • D'Arcy Hilgartner, Chair (Alberta Pulse Growers Commission)
    • Lynn Jacobson, President (Alberta Federation of Agriculture)
    • Todd Lewis, President (Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan)
    • Dan Mazier, President (Keystone Agricultural Producers of Manitoba)
    • Kevin Serfas, Director, Turin and Chair of Government and Industry Affairs Committee (Alberta Canola)
    • Carmen Sterling, Vice-President (Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities)
    • Tom Steve, General Manager (Alberta Wheat Commission)
    • Ward Toma, General Manager (Alberta Canola)
Sheraton Cavalier Sheraton South Room, 2620 32nd Ave. NE, Calgary AB [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Werner Kurz, Researcher, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, University of Victoria (As an Individual)
    • Kathy Martin, Professor and Senior Research Scientist, Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Lisa Wood, Assistant Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management, University of Northern British Columbia (As an Individual)
Westin Bayshore Cypress Room, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver BC [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • John Church, Associate Professor and Cattle Research Chair, Faculty of Science, Thompson Rivers University (As an Individual)
    • Che Elkin, Associate Professor, University of Northern British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Sumeet Gulati, Associate Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Food and Resource Economics Group, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • John L. Innes, BC Chair in Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Karen E. Kohfeld, Professor, Climate, Oceans, and Paleo-Environments Laboratory, Simon Fraser University (As an Individual)
    • Craig Nichol, Associate Head, Senior Instructor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • David F. Scott, Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Westin Bayshore Cypress Room, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver BC [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Andrew Campbell, Corporate Performance and Communications Co-op (Forest Practices Board)
    • Pinder Dhaliwal, President (BC Fruit Growers' Association)
    • Reg Ens, Executive Director (BC Agriculture Council)
    • Hannah Horn, Manager of Special Investigations (Forest Practices Board)
    • Glen Lucas, General Manager (BC Fruit Growers' Association)
    • Stan Vander Waal, Chair (BC Agriculture Council)
Westin Bayshore Cypress Room, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver BC [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • The Honourable Jim Carr, P.C., M.P., Minister of Natural Resources (Natural Resources Canada)
    • Gervais Coulombe, Director, Excise Taxation and Legislation, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Matt Jones, Assistant Deputy Minister, Pan-Canadian Framework Implementation Office (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Sean Keenan, Director General, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Beth MacNeil, Assistant Deputy Minister, Canadian Forest Service (Natural Resources Canada)
    • Judy Meltzer, Director General, Carbon Pricing Bureau (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Hayden Montgomery, Special Representative (Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Anja Geitmann, Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, McGill University (As an Individual)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Karen Beauchemin, Research Scientist, Sustainable Production Systems, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Science and Technology Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Shabtai Bittman, Research Scientist, Environmental Health, Agassiz Research and Development Centre, Science and Technology Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Ralph Martin, Professor, Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph (As an Individual)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, P.C., M.P., Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Chris Forbes, Deputy Minister (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Government response to the Ninth Report: "The importance of Bee Health"
    • Richard Aucoin, Executive Director, Pest Management Regulatory Agency (Health Canada)
    • Scott Kirby, Director General, Environmental Assessment Directorate, Pest Management Regulatory Agency (Health Canada)
  • Study on the acquisition of farmland in Canada and its potential impact on the farming sector
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Randy Bauman, Board Member (Agricultural Manufacturers of Canada)
    • Leah Olson, President (Agricultural Manufacturers of Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Ellen Burack, Director General, Environmental Policy, Policy Group (Transport Canada)
    • Michelle Gartland, Deputy Director, Clean Technology (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Judith Gelbman, Director, Environment Division (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Marcia Jones, Executive Director, Legislative Analysis and Development, Policy Group (Transport Canada)
    • Marie-Andrée Lévesque, Deputy Director, Government Procurement, Trade and Environment (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Ana Renart, Director General - Market access (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Matthew Smith, Director of the Technical Barriers and Regulations (Global Affairs Canada)
Room 356-S, Centre Block* [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
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