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Date / Time Studies & Bills Location Session  Note
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Consideration of a draft budget
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • The subject in Subdivision J of Division 9 of Part 4, insofar as it relates to food, of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • The subject in Subdivision J of Division 9 of Part 4, insofar as it relates to food, of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019
    • Frank Annau, Environment and Science Policy Advisor (Canadian Federation of Agriculture)
    • Kathleen Cooper, Senior Researcher (Canadian Environmental Law Association)
    • Jason Flint, Director General, Policy, Communications and Regulatory Affairs Directorate, Pest Management Regulatory Agency (Health Canada)
    • Jeff Nielsen, President (Grain Growers of Canada)
    • Dennis Prouse, Vice-President, Government Affairs (CropLife Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill C-281, An Act to establish a National Local Food Day
    • Stuart Oke, Youth President (National Farmers Union)
    • Michael Smith, Chef and Owner, The Inn at Bay Fortune (As an Individual)
    • Wayne Stetski, M.P., Kootenay — Columbia, Sponsor of the bill (House of Commons)
    • Anita Stewart, Food Laureate, Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph (As an Individual)
    • Gisèle Yasmeen, Executive Director (Food Secure Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The subject in Subdivision J of Division 9 of Part 4, insofar as it relates to food, of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019
    • Daniel Vielfaure, Director General (Bonduelle Americas)
    • Susan Abel, Vice-President Safety and Compliance (Food & Consumer Products of Canada)
    • Michael Burrows, Chief Executive Officer (Maple Lodge Farms)
    • Gordon Harrison, President (Canadian National Millers Association)
    • David K. Lee, Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Products and Food Branch (Health Canada)
    • Greg Loyst, Director General, Policy and Regulatory Strategies Directorate (Health Canada)
    • Kathleen Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer (Food and Beverage Canada)
    • Carla Ventin, Senior Vice-President, Government Relations (Food & Consumer Products of Canada)
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Bill Jeffery, Executive Director (Centre for Health Science and Law)
    • Sharon Kirkpatrick, Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo (As an Individual)
    • Dr. Catherine Mah, Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations and Associate Professor, Faculty of Health, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Elsie Azevedo Perry, Public Health Nutritionist, Health Promotion Division, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (As an Individual)
    • Heather Thomas, Public Health Dietitian, Middlesex-London Health Unit (As an Individual)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St.* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • David Burton, Professor, Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Gabrielle Ferguson, Agronomist (As an Individual)
    • David A. Lobb, Professor, Landscape Ecology, Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
    • Don Lobb, Farmer (As an Individual)
    • Cedric J. MacLeod, Executive Director (Canadian Forage and Grassland Association)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Diederik Beutener, Trade Commissioner (Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
    • Maarten Schans, Senior Advisor Agri-Food (Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Doug Band, Director General, Trade and Anti-dumping Programs Directorate (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • Fred Gaspar, Director General, Commercial Program Directorate (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • Iyana Goyette, Deputy Director, Trade-marks Branch, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Andrea Johnston, Assistant Deputy Minister, Innovation Canada (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Daniel Miller, Executive Director, International Programs Directorate, International Affairs Branch (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
    • Mesmin Pierre, Director General, Trade-marks Branch, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Marco Valicenti, Director General, Sector Development and Analysis Directorate, Market and Industry Services Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Christopher Wilkie, Director General, Trade Sectors (Global Affairs Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Election of the deputy chair
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Emily Haynes, Executive Director (Taste of Nova Scotia)
    • David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing, Imperial College London (As an Individual)
    • Michael Wolfson, Sector Development Officer, Economic Development & Culture (City of Toronto)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Cindy Bell, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development (Genome Canada)
    • Tim Heney, Chief Executive Officer, Thunder Bay Port Authority (Association of Canadian Port Authorities)
    • Marc Lepage, President and Chief Executive Officer (Genome Canada)
    • Debbie Murray, Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs (Association of Canadian Port Authorities)
    • Wendy Zatylny, President (Association of Canadian Port Authorities)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Gregg Curwin, Former Chief Executive Officer and Founder (TruLeaf)
    • Simon Somogyi, Arrell Chair in the Business of Food and Associate Professor, University of Guelph (As an Individual)
    • Derek Vella, Manager, Guelph Food Innovation Centre (University of Guelph)
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Myrna Gillis, Chief Executive Officer (Aqualitas)
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Dominique Benoit, Member of the Executive Council and Treasurer (Dairy Processors Association of Canada)
    • Alain Bourbeau, Director General (Les Producteurs de lait du Québec)
    • Reint-Jan Dykstra, Vice-President (Dairy Farmers of Canada)
    • Mathieu Frigon, President and Chief Executive Officer (Dairy Processors Association of Canada)
    • Anita Jarjour, Director, Government and Industry Relations (Parmalat Canada)
    • Pierre Lampron, President (Dairy Farmers of Canada)
    • Chad Mann, Chief Executive Officer (Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL))
    • Murray Sherk, Chair (Dairy Farmers of Ontario)
    • Mark Taylor, Chief Executive Officer (Parmalat Canada)
    • David Wiens, Vice-President (Dairy Farmers of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Ron Bonnett, President (Canadian Federation of Agriculture)
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Doug Forsyth, Director General, Market Access (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Tom Rosser, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Frédéric Seppey, Assistant Deputy Minister, Market and Industry Services Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St.* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Benoît Basillais, Director, Policy and Economics (Canadian Dairy Commission)
    • Sylvain Charlebois, Professor in Food Distribution and Policy, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Carole Gendron, Director of Regulatory & Sectoral Affairs (Farm Products Council of Canada)
    • Martha Hall Findlay, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canada West Foundation)
    • Al Mussell, Research Lead (Agri-Food Economic Systems)
    • Mike Pickard, Vice-Chairman (Farm Products Council of Canada)
    • Serge Riendeau, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Dairy Commission)
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Consideration of a draft report
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Phil Boyd, Executive Director (Turkey Farmers of Canada)
    • Judi Bundrock, Director of International Trade Policy (Egg Farmers of Canada)
    • Salomon Compaoré, Economist (Canadian Hatching Egg Producers)
    • Emmanuel Destrijker, Executive Member (Egg Farmers of Canada)
    • Jack Greydanus, Chair (Canadian Hatching Egg Producers)
    • Tim Klompmaker, Board Director, Ontario (Chicken Farmers of Canada)
    • Yves Ruel, Director of Trade and Policy (Chicken Farmers of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Gordon Harrison, President (Canadian National Millers Association)
    • Paul Hetherington, President and Chief Executive Officer (Baking Association of Canada)
    • David K. Lee, Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Products and Food Branch (Health Canada)
    • Karen McIntyre, Director General, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch (Health Canada)
    • Jeff Nielsen, President (Grain Growers of Canada)
    • John Papanikolaou, Vice-President, Nutrition Science & Regulatory Affairs (Baking Association of Canada)
    • William Van Tassel, Director (Grain Growers of Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Lyndon Ashton, Manager, Canadian Food and Wine Institute Innovation Centre (Niagara College Canada)
    • Luis Garcia, Chair, Craig Richardson Institute of Food Processing Technology (Conestoga College)
    • Heather Hill, Research Manager, Culinary Research and Innovation, Paterson GlobalFoods Institute (Red River College)
    • Rex Newkirk, Associate Professor and Scientific Lead, Canadian Feed Research Centre (University of Saskatchewan)
Room 2, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Dave Carey, Executive Director (Canadian Seed Trade Association)
    • Todd Hyra, President (Canadian Seed Trade Association)
    • Patrick Smith, President (Intellectual Property Institute of Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Kathleen Donohue, Director General, Market Access Secretariat, International Affairs Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Stephen Laskowski, President (Canadian Trucking Alliance)
    • Lynn Renaud, Director General, Business Development and Competitiveness Directorate, Programs Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Sylvain Charlebois, Professor in Food Distribution and Policy, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Evan Fraser, Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Guelph (As an Individual)
  • The potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 2, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
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