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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

Second Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2009

Chair: The Honourable PERCY MOCKLER


Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Thursday, May 7, 2009

Issue No. 2

Third, fourth and fifth meetings on:

Current state and future of Canada's forest sector

INCLUDING:
THE SECOND REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Budget 2009-10 — Current state and future of Canada's forest sector)

THE THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Budget 2009-10 — Current state and future of agriculture and agri-food in Canada)


WITNESSES

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

National Aboriginal Forestry Association:

Harry Bombay, Executive Director.

Canadian Institute of Forestry:

John Pineau, Executive Director.
 

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Canadian Wood Truss Association:

Jerry Cvach, Executive Secretary.

Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association:

Caroline Castrucci, President;

Richard Lipman, Board member.
 

Thursday, May 7, 2009

United Steelworkers:

Robert Matters, Chair, Steelworkers Wood Council.

Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada:

Guy Caron, National Representative for Special Projects.

Canadian Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association:

Steve Umansky, President;

Michel Tremblay, Executive Vice-President;

Robert Kiefer, Vice-President, Government Relations, Commonwealth Plywood Ltd.;

Christian Noël, General Manager, Columbia Forest Products.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Percy Mockler, Chair

The Honourable Joyce Fairbairn, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Baker, P.C., Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Duffy, Eaton, Housakos, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Mahovlich, Mercer, Poulin, Rivard

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)