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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, June 10, 2008
Thursday, June 12, 2008

Issue No. 15

Third and fourth meetings on:

Bill S-228, An Act to amend the Canadian Wheat Board Act (board of directors)

and

Fourteenth meeting on:

Present state and the future of agriculture and forestry in Canada

and

Twenty first meeting (final) on:

Rural poverty in Canada

INCLUDING:
THE EIGHTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Interim Report — ``Growing'' Costs for Canadian Farmers)


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Honourable Senator Grant Mitchell, sponsor of the bill.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

As an individual (by video conference):

Peter W. Hogg, Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School.

Grain Growers of Canada:

Jeff Nielsen, Vice-President;

Richard Phillips, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Joyce Fairbairn, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Leonard J. Gustafson, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

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

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)