Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

Issue 30 - Minutes of Proceedings - Meeting of June 4, 2015

OTTAWA, Thursday, June 4, 2015


The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met this day at 8:30 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Beyak, Dagenais, Enverga, Maltais, Merchant, Mockler, Moore, Oh, Tardif and Unger (10).

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.)


Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters:

Martin Lavoie, Director, Policy, Innovation and Business Taxation.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Lavoie made a statement and answered questions.

At 9:57 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Kevin Pittman

Clerk of the Committee