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42nd Parliament, 1st Session (December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019)

Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture Industry that can Support Canadian Exports

Report and Government Response

Report 15: Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture Industry that can Support Canadian Exports
  • Adopted by the Committee: December 11, 2018
  • Presented to the House: January 28, 2019
In the course of its study of technological progress and research in the agricultural sector, the Committee will be looking at research, development and innovation with an eye to encouraging Canadian exports. The Committee will seek to understand the challenges, problems and other factors that help or hinder the success of Canadian companies’ efforts to innovate. The members will gather comments from industry stakeholders about the federal government’s role in the face of these challenges or problems with respect to agricultural innovation and technology. The following issues will be examined:

  • the importance of trade as an engine of growth for agriculture;
  • innovative achievements and projects;
  • the operation of current science and innovation programs;
  • programs and/or policies with a potential to encourage the discovery, development and marketing of new products and/or technologies;
  • research and funding priorities; and
  • regulatory frameworks.

Meetings

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