Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
Issue 13 - Minutes of Proceedings - Meeting of June 5, 2014
OTTAWA, Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met in camera
this day at 8:05 a.m., in room 705, Victoria Building, the chair, the
Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Dagenais, Eaton,
Maltais, Mercer, Merchant, Mockler, Ogilvie, Plett and Robichaud, P.C. (9).
In attendance: Aïcha Coulibaly, Analyst, 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,
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.
It was agreed that the draft report entitled Innovation in
Agriculture: The Key to Feeding a Growing Population be adopted as
amended and that the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure be authorized to
approve the final version of the report taking into account the changes
At 9 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee