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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

Second Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2007-08

Chair: The Honourable JOYCE FAIRBAIRN, P.C.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Issue No. 9

Fifth and sixth meetings on:

Present state and the future of agriculture and forestry in Canada


Seventeenth (in camera) meeting on:

Rural poverty in Canada


Tuesday, April 8, 2008

anadian Fertilizer Institute:

Roger Larson, President;

Clyde Graham, Vice-President.

CropLife Canada:

Lorne Hepworth, President;

Peter MacLeod, Vice-President.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Animal Nutrition Association of Canada:

Paul Wideman, President of W-S Feed & Supplies Ltd. and Director on the Executive Committee.

Canadian Animal Health Institute:

Jean Szkotnicki, President;

Bill Maxwell, Chair, Board of Directors.


The Honourable Joyce Fairbairn, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Leonard J. Gustafson, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Baker, P.C., *Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or Tardif), Hubley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Mahovlich, Mercer, Peterson, Segal, St. Germain, P.C.

*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 Baker, P.C., substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Hubley (March 31, 2008).

The name of the Honourable Senator Hubley substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Callbeck (April 9, 2008).