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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

Issue 13 - Minutes of Proceedings - Meeting of May 29, 2014

OTTAWA, Thursday, May 29, 2014


The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met in camera this day at 8:32 a.m., in room 705, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Dagenais, Eaton, Maltais, Merchant, Mockler, Ogilvie, Oh, Plett, and Robichaud, P.C. (9).

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 Thursday, November 7, 2013, 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.)

Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft report.

At 9:40 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Kevin Pittman

Clerk of the Committee