Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98-99

Chair: The Honourable LEONARD J. GUSTAFSON

Tuesday, April 13, 1999
Thursday, April 15, 1999

Issue No. 31

Committee Business and
Eighteenth meeting on: The present state and future of agriculture in Canada, consideration of the effect of international trade issues on farm income


As individuals:

Mr. Michael Cayer;

Mr. Lee Cook;

Mr. Bob Thomas.

From Agricore:

Mr. Brian Saunderson, Vice-President.

From the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool:

Mr. Marvin Shauf, Vice-President.

From United Grain Growers:

Mr. Blair Rutter, Manager, Policy Development.

From the National Farmers Union:

Mr. Cory Ollikka, President;

Ms Shannon Storey, Women's President;

Mr. Fred Tait, Vice-President;

Mr. Stewart Wells, Saskatchewan Coordinator.


The Honourable Leonard J. Gustafson, Chair

The Honourable Eugene Whelan, P.C., Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Chalifoux, Fairbairn, P.C., * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Hays, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Rivest, Robichaud, P.C. (Saint-Louis-de-Kent), Rossiter, Spivak, Taylor, Tkachuk

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Tkachuk substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Stratton (April 14, 1999).

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