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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, October 23, 2018 (in camera)
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Issue No. 58

Forty-fifth and forty-sixth meetings:

Study the potential impact of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors

Seventeenth and eighteenth meetings:

Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets


Thursday, October 25, 2018


David Przednowek, Director of Grain Marketing (by video conference).

Canadian Pacific:

Robert Taylor, Assistant Vice President, North American Advocacy;

Naomi Iwashita, Manager, Temperature Control Solutions Intermodal.

As individuals:

Bruno Larue, Full Professor, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Université de Laval;

Derek Brewin, Professor, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba (by video conference).

Thursday, November 8, 2018

As individuals:

Sylvain Charlebois, Professor in Food Distribution and Policy, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University;

Evan Fraser, Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Guelph (by video conference).


The Honourable Diane F. Griffin, Chair

The Honourable Ghislain Maltais, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Ataullahjan, Bernard, Black (Alberta), Black (Ontario), Dagenais, *Day (or Mercer), Doyle, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare) (or Mitchell), Mercer, Miville-Dechêne, Oh, *Smith (or Martin), *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 Doyle replaced the Honourable Senator Martin (October 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Martin replaced the Honourable Senator Doyle (October 24, 2018).