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