Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
Issue 18 - Minutes of Proceedings - Meeting of October 28, 2014
OTTAWA, Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met this day at
5:05 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Percy
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Bellemare,
Beyak, Dagenais, Enverga, Maltais, Merchant, Mockler, Ogilvie, Oh, Robichaud,
P.C. and Tardif (11).
In attendance: Aïcha Coulibaly and Jed Chong, Analysts, Parliamentary
Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, October
23, 2014, the committee began its consideration of the study on international
market access priorities for the Canadian agricultural and agri-food sector.
Conference Board of Canada:
Jean-Charles Le Vallée, Senior Research Associate, Centre for Food in
Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute:
David McInnes, President and Chief Executive Officer;
Ted Bilyea, Chair of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Le Vallée made a statement and answered questions.
At 6:04 p.m., the committee suspended.
At 6:08 p.m., the committee resumed.
Mr. McInnes made a statement and, together with Mr. Bilyea, answered
At 7:09 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee