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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, April 24, 2012
Thursday, April 26, 2012

Issue No. 15

Twenty-second and twenty-third meetings on:

The research and innovation efforts in the agricultural sector

INCLUDING:
THE SIXTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Budget 2012-13 — The research and innovation efforts in the agricultural sector)


WITNESSES

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Food Secure Canada:

Diana Bronson, Executive Director;

Anna Paskal, Senior Policy Advisor.

Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute:

David McInnes, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Canadian Federation of Agriculture:

Garnet Etsell, Co-Chair National Food Strategy.


Thursday, April 26, 2012

Canadian Organic Growers:

Beth McMahon, Executive Director.

Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada:

Andrew Hammermeister, Director.


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), Eaton, Fairbairn, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Mahovlich, Maltais, Mercer, Merchant, Nolin, Plett, Rivard

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change 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 (April 26, 2012).