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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, May 8, 2012
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Issue No. 17

Twenty-sixth, twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth meetings on:

The research and innovation efforts in the agricultural sector


WITNESSES

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

George Morris Centre:

Larry Martin, Senior Fellow;

Kate Stiefelmeyer, Research Associate.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers:

T. Howard Mains, Canadian Public Policy Advisor.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Retail Council of Canada:

David Wilkes, Senior Vice President, Grocery Division;

Karen Proud, Vice-President, Federal Government Relations.

Canadian 4-H Council:

Mike Nowosad, Chief Executive Officer;

Sue Walker, Director of Development and Provincial Relations.

Agriculture in the Classroom — Manitoba:

Johanne Ross, Executive Director.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Conseil de la transformation alimentaire et des produits de consommation:

Sylvie Cloutier, President and CEO;

Carole Fortin, Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs;

Dimitri Fraeys, Vice President, Innovation and Member Relations;

Jean-Pierre Lacombe, President, Groupe conseil R&D;

Richard Cloutier, President and CEO, Centre québécois de valorisation des biotechnologies.


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), Duffy, Eaton, Fairbairn, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Mahovlich, Maltais, Mercer, Merchant, Nolin, 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 Plett (May 17, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Rivard replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (May 8, 2012).