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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, October 2, 2012
Thursday, October 4, 2012

Issue No. 22

Fifth and sixth meetings on:

Bill S-11, Safe Food for Canadians Act

INCLUDING:
THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-11, Safe Food for Canadians Act)


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Agriculture Union — Public Service Alliance of Canada:

Bob Kingston, National President.

As an individual:

Paul Caron.

Consumers' Association of Canada:

Mel Fruitman, Vice-President.

Consumers Council of Canada:

Elizabeth Nielsen, Board Member.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Canadian Food Inspection Agency:

Neil Bouwer, Vice-President, Policy and Programs;

Colleen Barnes, Executive Director, Program, Regulatory and Trade Policy.

Department of Justice Canada:

Julie Adair, Legal Counsel, Agriculture and Food Inspection Legal Services.


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

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Duffy replaced the Honourable Senator Fortin-Duplessis (October 4, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Maltais replaced the Honourable Senator Nolin (October 4, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Fortin-Duplessis replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (October 3, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Demers replaced the Honourable Senator Duffy (October 2, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Nolin replaced the Honourable Senator Maltais (October 1, 2012).