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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


Monday, March 19, 2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Issue No. 44

Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)

and

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

  • Minutes of Proceedings - March 19, 2018 (morning meeting)
  • Minutes of Proceedings - March 19, 2018 (afternoon meeting)
  • Minutes of Proceedings - March 20, 2018
  • Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings - March 19, 2018 (morning meeting)
  • Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings - March 19, 2018 (afternoon morning)
  • Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings - March 20, 2018

    WITNESSES

    Monday, March 19, 2018 (morning meeting)

    Forest Practices Board:

    Hannah Horn, Manager of Special Investigations;

    Andrew Campbell, Corporate Performance and Communications Co-op.

    BC Agriculture Council:

    Stan Vander Waal, Chair;

    Reg Ens, Executive Director.

    BC Fruit Growers' Association:

    Pinder Dhaliwal, President;

    Glen Lucas, General Manager.

    Monday, March 19, 2018 (afternoon meeting)

    As individuals:

    John Church, Associate Professor and Cattle Research Chair, Faculty of Science, Thompson Rivers University;

    John L. Innes, BC Chair in Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia;

    Che Elkin, Associate Professor, University of Northern British Columbia;

    Sumeet Gulati, Associate Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Food and Resource Economics Group, University of British Columbia;

    Karen E. Kohfeld, Professor, Climate, Oceans, and Paleo-Environments Laboratory, Simon Fraser University;

    Craig Nichol, Associate Head, Senior Instructor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of British Columbia;

    David F. Scott, Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of British Columbia.

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    As individuals:

    Werner Kurz, Researcher, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, University of Victoria;

    Kathy Martin, Professor and Senior Research Scientist, Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, University of British Columbia;

    Lisa Wood, Assistant Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management, University of Northern British Columbia.


    MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

    The Honourable Diane F. Griffin, Chair

    The Honourable Ghislain Maltais, Deputy Chair

    and

    The Honourable Senators:

    Ataullahjan, Black (Ontario), 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 Black (Ontario) was added to the membership (March 12, 2018).

    The Honourable Senator Pratte was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (March 12, 2018).

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