Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

Issue 4 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 3, 2011

OTTAWA, Thursday, November 3, 2011


The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met this day at 8:07 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Mahovlich, Mercer, Mockler, Ogilvie, Plett, Rivard and Robichaud, P.C. (7).

In attendance: Mathieu Frigon and Sarah Jane Fraser, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, June 16, 2011, the committee continued its consideration of research and innovation efforts in the agricultural sector. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 1.)


Egg Farmers of Canada:

Peter Clarke, Chair;

Bernadette Cox, Manager, Corporate and Public Affairs.

Mr. Clarke made opening statements and, together with Ms. Cox, answered questions.

At 9:20 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Kevin Pittman

Clerk of the Committee