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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable GHISLAIN MALTAIS

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Issue No. 12

Twenty-first and twenty-second meetings:

Study on international market access priorities for the Canadian agricultural and agri-food sector


Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Conseil de l'industrie de l'érable:

Eliott Levasseur, Vice President;

Daniel Dufour, Director General.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce:

Ryan Greer, Director, Transportation and Infrastructure Policy;

Adriana Vega, Director, International Policy.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Government of Ontario:

Deb Stark, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs;

Brendan McKay, Director of Strategic Policy, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

Provision Coalition:

Cher Mereweather, Executive Director.


The Honourable Ghislain Maltais, Chair

The Honourable Terry M. Mercer, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

        Beyak, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Dagenais, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Merchant, Ogilvie, Oh, Plett, Tardif, Unger

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Moore was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (May 31, 2016).