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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, December 6, 2016
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Issue No. 21

Consideration of a draft report

and

Tenth and eleventh meetings:

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

and

Second meeting:

Examine and report on the current situation involving the bovine tuberculosis outbreak in southeastern Alberta, the quarantine that farms in Alberta and Saskatchewan are under, and the movement controls in place for cattle


WITNESSES

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Government of Saskatchewan:

The Honourable Lyle Stewart, Minister of Agriculture (by video conference);

Rick Burton, Deputy Minister (by video conference).

Thursday, December 8, 2016

As an individual:

David Connell, Associate Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management, University of Northern British Columbia.

National Farmers Union:

Emery Huszka, NFU National Board Member and President of the National Farmers Union - Ontario.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Ghislain Maltais, Chair

The Honourable Terry M. Mercer, Deputy Chair

and

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)