Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
Issue No. 68 - Minutes of Proceedings - Meeting of June 13, 2019
OTTAWA, Thursday, June 13, 2019
The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry met this day at 9:02 a.m., in room W110, 1 Wellington
St., the chair, the Honourable Diane F. Griffin, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Black (Ontario), Dagenais, Deacon (Nova Scotia),
Doyle, Griffin and Oh (6).
In attendance: Xavier Deschenes-Philion, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of
Parliament and Síofra McAllister, Communications Officer, Senate Communications Directorate.
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, February 15, 2018, the committee continued
its study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets. (For complete text of the order
of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 47).
The Honourable Senator Dagenais moved:
That the following budget application for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020, in relation to the special study
on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets, be approved for submission to
the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration:
Press Conference in Charlottetown, P.E.I
The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.
At 9:12 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.