Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
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Meeting Schedule

Date / Time Studies & Bills Location Session  Note
  • Examine the issues related to the development and domestic and international marketing of value-added agricultural, agri-food and forest products
    • Allan Brigden, Vice-Chairman (From the Prairie Pasta Producers:)
    • Perry MacKenzie, Chairman (From the Prairie Pasta Producers:)
Room 705, Victoria Building 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine the issues related to the development and domestic and international marketing of value-added agricultural, agri-food and forest products
    • Ted Haney, President (From the Canada Beef Export Federation)
Room 356-S, Centre Block 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Authorized to hear from the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and his officials in order to receive a briefing on incidences of bovine spongiform encephalophy in Canada
    • Brian Evans, Chief Veterinary officer for Canada (From the Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
    • Gilles Lavoie, Senior Director General, Operations, Market and Industry Services Branch (From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Andrew Marsland, Assistant Deputy Minister, Market and Industry Services Branch (From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Room 705, Victoria Building 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine the issues related to the development and domestic and international marketing of value-added agricultural, agri-food and forest products
    • Ted Menzies, President (From the Canadian Agri-food Trade Alliance)
    • Patty Townsend, Executive Director (From the Canadian Agri-food Trade Alliance)
Room 705, Victoria Building 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine the issues related to the development and domestic and international marketing of value-added agricultural, agri-food and forest products
    • Lorraine Andras, Acting Executive Director (From the Internal Trade Secretariat)
    • Debra Bryanton, Executive Director, Food Safety (From the Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
    • Paul Haddow, Executive Director, International Affairs (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
    • Eric Johannsen, Chief, Marketing Policy (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    • Ian Thomson, Director, Western Hemisphere, Trade Policy Division (From Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
    • Steve Verheul, Chief Agriculture Negotiator (From Agriculture and Agri-food Canada)
  • Examine the impact of climate change on Canada’s agriculture, forests and rural communities and the potential adaptation options focusing on primary production, practices, technologies, ecosystems and other related areas
Room 705, Victoria Building 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Examine the issues related to the development and domestic and international marketing of value-added agricultural, agri-food and forest products
    • Cynthia Currie, Chairperson (From the National Farm Products Council)
    • Bill Nicholson, Director (From The Canadian Wheat Board)
    • Ron O'Connor, Vice-Chairman (From the National Farm Products Counci)
    • Ken Ritter, Chair (From the Canadian Wheat Board)
    • Jim Thompson, Senior Marketing Manager (From the Canadian Wheat Board)
Room 705, Victoria Building 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine the impact of climate change on Canada’s agriculture, forests and rural communities and the potential adaptation options focusing on primary production, practices, technologies, ecosystems and other related areas
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 705, Victoria Building 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Examine the impact of climate change on Canada’s agriculture, forests and rural communities and the potential adaptation options focusing on primary production, practices, technologies, ecosystems and other related areas
    • Henry Hengeveld, Chief Science Advisor, Climate Change (From Environment Canada)
    • Donald Lemmen, Acting Executive Director, Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Directorate, Earth Sciences Sector (From Natural Resources Canada)
    • Gordon Miller, Director General, Science Branch, Canadian Forest Service (From Natural Resources Canada)
Room 705, Victoria Building 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Examine the issues related to the development and domestic and international marketing of value-added agricultural, agri-food and forest products
    • Lois James, Director, Renewal Programs, Renewal and Innovations Team (From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Gilles L. Rousselle, Acting Director General, Research Planning and Coordination (From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Ralph McGiffin, Manager, Regional Adaptation Delivery, Program Team (From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Gordon McGregor, Acting Director, Cross Sectoral Industry Affairs Division, Food Bureau (From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Susie Miller, Director, Co-operatives Secretariat (From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Michael Presley, Director General, Food Bureau, Food Safety and Quality Team (From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Room 705, Victoria Building 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 705, Victoria Building 37-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
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Audio Webcast
Video Webcast
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Meeting
Meeting
Minutes
Minutes
Transcripts
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Interim
Interim
Unrevised information from meeting notice
Unrevised information from meeting notice
Subject to Change
Subject to Change