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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18

Chair: The Honourable DIANE F. GRIFFIN

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Issue No. 43

Thirty-fourth and thirty-fifth meetings:
Study the potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors


Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Honourable Jim Carr, P.C., M.P., Minister of Natural Resources.


Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases:

Hayden Montgomery, Special Representative (by video conference).

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Natural Resources Canada:

Beth MacNeil, Assistant Deputy Minister, Canadian Forest Service.

Environment and Climate Change Canada:

Matt Jones, Assistant Deputy Minister, Pan-Canadian Framework Implementation Office;

Judy Meltzer, Director General, Carbon Pricing Bureau.

Department of Finance Canada:

Sean Keenan, Director General, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch;

Gervais Coulombe, Director, Excise Taxation and Legislation, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch.


The Honourable Diane F. Griffin, Chair

The Honourable Ghislain Maltais, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Ataullahjan, Bovey, Dagenais, *Day (or Mercer), Doyle, Gagné, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare) (or Mitchell), Mercer, Oh, Petitclerc, *Smith (or Martin), Woo, *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of November 7, 2017, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Woo replaced the Honourable Senator Gold (February 28, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Bovey replaced the Honourable Senator Pratte (February 28, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gold replaced the Honourable Senator Woo (February 27, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Woo replaced the Honourable Senator Bovey (March 1, 2018).