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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

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Issue No. 15

Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)


Twenty-sixth meeting:

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


The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, P.C., M.P., Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada


Thursday, September 29, 2016

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:

Fred Gorrell, Assistant Deputy Minister, Market and Industry Services Branch;

Doug Forsyth, Executive Director, Strategic Trade Policy Division, Market and Industry Services Branch.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency:

Barbara Jordan, Associate Vice-President, Policy and Programs.


The Honourable Ghislain Maltais, Chair

The Honourable Terry M. Mercer, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

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

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The Honourable Senator Dagenais replaced the Honourable Senator Enverga (September 28, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Beyak replaced the Honourable Senator Ataullahjan (September 28, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Ataullahjan replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (September 27, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Enverga replaced the Honourable Senator Dagenais (September 27, 2016).