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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

First Session Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2001

Chair: The Honourable LEONARD J. GUSTAFSON
Thursday, March 22, 2001 (in camera)
Thursday, March 29, 2001

Issue No. 2

First, second and third meetings on: International trade in agricultural and agri-food products, and short-term and long-term measures for the health of the agricultural and the agri-food industry in all regions of Canada

First meeting on: The present and future state of forestry


WITNESSES:

Thursday, March 29, 2001 (a.m.)

From the Canadian Federation of Agriculture:

Bob Friesen, President;

Jennifer Higginson, Trade Policy Analyst.

Thursday, March 29, 2001 (p.m.)

From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade:

Claude Carrière, Director General, Trade Policy Bureau I, Chief Negotiator, Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA).

From the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:

Terry Norman, Director, Western Hemisphere Trade Policy Division, International Trade Policy Directorate, Market and Industry Services Branch.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Leonard J. Gustafson, Chair

The Honourable Jack Wiebe, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

* Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C.), Chalifoux, Fairbairn, P.C., Gill, Hubley, LeBreton, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Oliver, Stratton, Tkachuk, Tunney

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

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 Hubley substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fitzpatrick (March 15, 2001).

The name of the Honourable Senator (substitution pending) substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Milne (March 16, 2001).

The name of the Honourable Senator Graham substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fairbairn (March 21, 2001).

The name of the Honourable Senator Fairbairn substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Graham (March 22, 2001).

The name of the Honourable Senator Setlakwe substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Wiebe (March 28, 2001).

The name of the Honourable Senator Wiebe substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Setlakwe (March 29, 2001).