Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
Issue 29 - Minutes of Proceedings - Meeting of May 28, 2015
OTTAWA, Thursday, May 28, 2015
The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met this day at
8:34 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Percy
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Beyak,
Dagenais, Maltais, McIntyre, Merchant, Mockler, Ogilvie, Oh, Tardif and Unger
In attendance: Aïcha Coulibaly and Jed Chong, Analysts, Parliamentary
Information and Research Services, 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 continued 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.)
Agri-Food Export Group Québec-Canada:
André Coutu, President and CEO;
Raymond Dupuis, Economist and Strategic Advisor.
Conseil de la transformation agroalimentaire et des produits de
Sylvie Cloutier, President and CEO;
Dimitri Fraeys, Vice-President Innovation and Economic Affairs.
The chair made a statement.
Mr. Coutu, Ms. Cloutier and Mr. Fraeys made statements and, together with Mr.
Dupuis, answered questions.
At 10:07 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.