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Chair: The Honourable LEONARD J. GUSTAFSON
Tuesday, May 11, 1999
Twenty-second meeting on: The present state and future of agriculture in
Canada, consideration of the effect of international trade issues on farm
The Honourable Lyle Vanclief, P.C., M.P., Minister of Agriculture and
From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:
Mr. Frank Claydon, Deputy Minister;
Ms Michelle Comeau, Associate Deputy Minister;
Mr. Tom Richardson, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Branch;
Dr. Brian Morrissey, Assistant Deputy Minister; Research Branch;
Mr. Paul Martin, Director, Multilateral Trade Policy Division, International
Trade Policy Directorate, Market and Industry Services Branch.
From the Canadian Food Inspection Agency:
Mr. Ron Doering, President, Canadian Food Inspection Agency;
Ms Margaret Kenny, Associate Director, Biotechnology Strategies and Coordination
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, *
Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Rivest, Robichaud, P.C. (Saint-Louis-de-Kent
), Rossiter, Sparrow, Spivak, Stratton, Taylor
* Ex Officio Members
Changes in membership of the committee:
Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:
The name of the Honourable Senator Sparrow substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette (May 11, 1999).
The name of the Honourable Senator Gustafson substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Kinsella
(May 10, 1999).