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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable PERCY MOCKLER

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Thursday, April 3, 2014

Issue No. 8

Fourteenth and fifteenth meetings on:

The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Pollination Canada:

Kimberley Fellows, Pollination Outreach Coordinator.

Sierra Club Canada:

John Bennett, National Campaign Director.

Wilderness Committee:

Gwen Barlee, Policy Director.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Acadia University:

Dave Shutler, Professor, Department of Biology.

Ash Apiaries:

Brent Ash, Owner/Operator.

Honeyview Farm:

Peter Awram, Owner/Operator.


The Honourable Percy Mockler, Chair

The Honourable Terry M. Mercer, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Buth, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan  (or Fraser), Dagenais, Eaton, Maltais, Merchant, Ogilvie, Oh, Rivard, Robichaud, P.C., Tardif

* 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 Tardif replaced the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (April 3, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Tardif (April 2, 2014).