Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
Issue 19 - Minutes of Proceedings - Meeting of November 6, 2014
OTTAWA, Thursday, November 6, 2014
The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met this day at
8:04 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Percy
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Beyak,
Dagenais, Enverga, Maltais, McIntyre, Merchant, Mockler, Ogilvie, Robichaud,
P.C., and Unger (10).
In attendance: Aïcha Coulibaly and Jed Chong, 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, October
23, 2014, the committee continued its consideration of its study on
international market access priorities for the Canadian agricultural and
agri-food sector. (For complete text of the order of reference, see
proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 18.)
Dennis Prouse, Vice President, Government Affairs;
Stephen Yarrow, Vice President, Biotechnology.
Canadian Fertilizer Institute:
Clyde Graham, Acting President.
Export Development Canada:
Johane Séguin, Extractive & Resources Vice-President;
Marc Deschenes, Strategic Account Executive.
Mr. Prouse and Mr. Graham made statements and, together with Mr. Yarrow,
At 9:05 a.m., the committee suspended.
At 9:12 a.m., the committee resumed.
Ms. Séguin made a statement and, together with Mr. Deschenes, answered
At 9:59 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee