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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

First Session, Thirty-eighth Parliament, 2004-05

Chair: The Honourable JOYCE FAIRBAIRN, P.C.


Tuesday, May 17, 2005
Thursday, May 19, 2005 (in camera)

Issue No. 14

First and only meeting on:

Bill C-40, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Transportation Act

Eighteenth meeting on:

The present state and the future of agriculture and forestry in Canada

INCLUDING:
THE SIXTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-40)

THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Cattle Slaughter Capacity in Canada)


APPEARING:

The Honourable Wayne Easter, P.C., M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food


WITNESSES:

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:

Howard Migie, Director General, Strategic Policy Branch.

Canadian Grain Commission:

Régis Gosselin, Director, Corporate Services.

Transport Canada:

John Dobson, Senior Policy Coordinator Grain Monitoring.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Joyce Fairbairn, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Leonard J. Gustafson, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Austin, P.C. (or Rompkey, P.C.), Callbeck, Gill, Hubley, Kelleher, P.C., *Kinsella (or Stratton), Mercer, Mitchell, Oliver, Peterson, Tkachuk

*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 Mitchell is added (May 16, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Baker, P.C., substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Peterson (May 17, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Stratton, substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Gustafson (May 17, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Gustafson, substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Stratton (May 18, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Peterson, substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Baker, P.C. (May 18, 2005).