Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
Issue 22 - Minutes of Proceedings - Meeting of December 11, 2014
OTTAWA, Thursday, December 11, 2014
The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met this day at
8:05 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Percy
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Beyak,
Dagenais, Enverga, Merchant, Maltais, Mockler, Ogilvie, Oh, Tardif and Unger
Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Plett (1).
In attendance: Aïcha Coulibaly, Jed Chong, Analysts, 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, December
9, 2014, the committee began its consideration of Bill C-18, An Act to amend
certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food.
The Honourable Gerry Ritz, P.C., M.P., Minister of Agriculture and