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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

First Session Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2001-02

Chair: The Honourable LEONARD J. GUSTAFSON

Thursday, February 14, 2002

Issue No. 31

Thirty-first meeting 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


The Honourable Ernest Fage, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Government of Nova Scotia


From the Eastern Canada Soil and Water Conservation Centre:

Mr. Jean-Louis Daigle, Director.

From the New Brunswick Federation of Agriculture:

Mr. Paul Vautour, Executive Director.

From the Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia:

Mr. John C.H. Vissers, Chair.

From the Soil and Crop Improvement Association of Nova Scotia:

Mr. Andrew McCurdy, President.

From the Nova Scotia Agricultural College:

Dr. David Percival, Research professor;

Dr. Kirsti Rouvinen-Watt, Research Professor.


The Honourable Senator Leonard J. Gustafson, Chair

The Honourable Senator John Wiebe, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

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

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)