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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12-13

Chair: The Honourable PERCY MOCKLER


Thursday, March 7, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013

Issue No. 31

Forty-fourth, forty-fifth and forty-sixth meetings on:

The research and innovation efforts in the agricultural sector

First (final) meeting on:

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency's User Fee Proposal for Importer Licensing for Non-federally Registered Sector Products

INCLUDING:
THE TENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Canadian Food Inspection Agency's User Fee)


WITNESSES

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Canadian Cattle Identification Agency:

Darcy Eddleston, Chair;

Brian Caney, General Manager.

Canadian Animal Health Coalition:

Mark Beaven, Executive Director;

Dr. Ed Empringham, Senior Project Manager.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

University of Guelph:

Sylvain Charlebois, Associate Dean, College of Management and Economics.

Consumers' Association of Canada:

Mel Fruitman, Vice-President.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:

Kristina Namiesniowski, Assistant Deputy Minister, Markets and Industry Services Branch;

Frédéric Seppey, Chief Agriculture Negotiator and Director General, Trade Agreements and Negotiations Directorate;

Fred Gorrell, Director General, Market Access Secretariat.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency:

Paul Mayers, Associate Vice-President, Policy and Programs Branch;

Mark Burgham, Acting Executive Director, Food Safety Strategies.


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), Maltais, Mercer, Merchant, Plett, Rivard, Tardif,

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)