Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
Issue 12 - Minutes of Proceedings - Afternoon Meeting of May 15, 2014
OTTAWA, Thursday, May 15, 2014
The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met this day at 2
p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler,
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Maltais,
Mercer, Mockler, Ogilvie, Oh, Plett, Robichaud, P.C., and Tardif (8).
In attendance: Aïcha Coulibaly, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and
Research Service, Library of Parliament; and Mona Ishack, Communications
Officer, Communications Directorate.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, May 13,
2014, the committee continued its consideration of Bill C-30, An Act to amend
the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Transportation Act and to provide for other
Barley Council of Canada:
Phil de Kemp, President of the Malting Industry Association of Canada.
Greg Cherewyk, Chief Operating Officer.
Alberta Wheat Commission:
Kevin Bender, Commission Director.
Canadian Federation of Agriculture:
Humphrey Banack, Vice-President (by video conference).
Mr. de Kemp, Mr. Cherewyk, Mr. Bender and Mr. Banack each made opening
statements and, together, answered questions.
At 2:58 p.m., the committee suspended.
At 3:05 p.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera
to consider a draft agenda.
It was agreed that the committee would conduct clause-by-clause consideration
of Bill C-30 on Monday, May 26, 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m., on division.
At 3:23 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee