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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18-19

Chair: The Honourable DIANE F. GRIFFIN


Tuesday, February26, 2019
Thursday, February28, 2019

Issue No. 62

Seventh and eighth meetings:
Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally

and

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

INCLUDING:
THE FIFTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Supplementary Budget 2018-2019 (Value added) - Travel activity to Toronto, ON))


WITNESSES

Tuesday, February26, 2019

Dairy Farmers of Canada:

Pierre Lampron, President;

David Wiens, Vice-President;

Reint-Jan Dykstra, Vice-President.

Les Producteurs de lait du Québec:

Alain Bourbeau, Director General.

Dairy Farmers of Ontario:

Murray Sherk, Chair.

Dairy Processors Association of Canada:

Dominique Benoit, Member of the Executive Council and Treasurer;

Mathieu Frigon, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Parmalat Canada:

Mark Taylor, Chief Executive Officer;

Anita Jarjour, Director, Government and Industry Relations.

Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL):

Chad Mann, Chief Executive Officer (by video conference).

Thursday, February28, 2019

Aqualitas:

Myrna Gillis, Chief Executive Officer.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Diane F. Griffin, Chair

The Honourable Ghislain Maltais, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Bernard, Black (Ontario), Dagenais, *Day (or Mercer), Deacon (Nova Scotia), Doyle, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare) (or Mitchell), Kutcher, Mercer, Miville-Dechêne, Moodie, Oh, *Smith (or Martin), *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule12-5 and to the orders of the Senate of November7, 2017 and of November20, 2018, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Black (Ontario) replaced the Honourable Senator Duffy (February27, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Duffy replaced the Honourable Senator Black (Ontario) (February26, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Kutcher was added to the membership (February25, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Moodie was added to the membership (February25, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Gagné was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (February25, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Black (Alberta) was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (February25, 2019).