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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, November 22, 2016
Thursday, November 24, 2016

Issue No. 19

Sixth and seventh meetings:

Study on the acquisition of farmland in Canada and its potential impact on the farming sector


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Fédération de la relève agricole du Québec:

Michèle Lalancette, President;

Philippe Pagé, Inter-Regional Coordinator - South.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Bank of Canada:

Eric Santor, Chief, Canadian Economic Analysis;

Toni Gravelle, Chief, Financial Markets.

As individuals:

André Magnan, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Studies, University of Regina.

Annette Desmarais, Canada Research Chair in Human Rights, Social Justice and Food Sovereignty, Department of Sociology, University of Manitoba (by video conference).


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)