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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, November 20, 2012
Thursday, November 22, 2012

Issue No. 26

Second and third (final) meetings on:

The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 19 of Part 4 of Bill C-45, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures

INCLUDING:
THE EIGHTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 19 of Part 4 of Bill C-45, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures)


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

National Farmers Union:

Terry Boehm, President (by videoconference).

Grain Farmers of Ontario:

Mark Brock, 2nd Vice Chair and Director.

Canadian Wheat Board Alliance:

Laurence Nicholson, Member.

Western Barley Growers Association:

Doug McBain, Director.

Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association:

Blair Rutter, Executive Director.

Alberta Barley Commission:

Matt Sawyer, Chairman.

Canadian Canola Growers Association:

Rick White, General Manager.

OmniTRAX:

Brad Chase, President.

Red Coat Road and Rail:

Lonney McKague, Director.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Western Grain Elevator Association:

Wade Sobkowich, Executive Director;

Richard Wansbutter, Chairman, Western Grain Elevator Association Management Committee.

Grain Growers of Canada:

Richard Phillips, Executive Director.

Inland Terminal Association of Canada:

Kevin Hursh, Executive Director.

As individuals:

John De Pape;

Jeff Nielsen.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Percy Mockler, Chair

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

and

The Honourable Senators:

Buth, Callbeck, *Cowan (or Tardif), Duffy, Eaton, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Mahovlich, Maltais, Mercer, Merchant, 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).