Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
Issue 27 - Minutes of Proceedings - Meeting of May 5, 2015
OTTAWA, Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met in camera this
day at 5:40 p.m., in room 705, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable
Percy Mockler, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Ataullahjan,
Beyak, Dagenais, Enverga, Maltais, Merchant, Mockler, Moore, Ogilvie, Oh and
In attendance: Aïcha Coulibaly and Jed Chong, Analysts, Parliamentary
Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday,
November 21, 2013, the committee continued its consideration of the importance
of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada. (For
complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue
Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft report.
It was agreed that the draft report entitled The Importance of Bee Health
to Sustainable Food Production in Canada
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 discussed today.
At 6:25 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee