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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable PERCY MOCKLER


Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Thursday, February 16, 2012

Issue No. 11

Fourteenth and fifteenth meetings on:

The research and innovation efforts in the agricultural sector

INCLUDING:
THE FIFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Supplementary Budget 2011-12 — The research and innovation efforts in the agricultural sector)


WITNESSES

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Domaine de Grand Pré:

Hanspeter Stutz, President.

La Face Cachée de la Pomme:

François Pouliot, President.

Pelee Island Winery:

Walter Schmoranz, President.

Vincor Canada:

Josie Tyabji, Director Western Estates and Industry Relations.

Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, Brock University:

Kevin W. Ker, Research Associate and Professional Affiliate.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Canadian International Grains Institute:

Earl Geddes, Executive Director.

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre:

Jim Brandle, Chief Executive Officer.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Percy Mockler, Chair

The Honourable Fernand Robichaud, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Buth, *Cowan (or Tardif), Fairbairn, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Mahovlich, Maltais, Mercer, Munson, Nolin, Ogilvie, Plett, Rivard

* 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 Honourable Senator Nolin replaced the Honourable Senator Duffy (February 16, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Duffy replaced the Honourable Senator Nolin (February 15, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Ogilvie replaced the Honourable Senator Eaton (February 15, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Nolin replaced the Honourable Senator Duffy (February 13, 2012).