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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 100
Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 4:11 p.m. to 4:36 p.m.
Presiding
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Khamla Heminthavong, Analyst
Agricultural Institute of Canada
• Serge Buy, Chief Executive Officer
Canola Council of Canada
• Brian Innes, Vice-President, Public Affairs
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motions adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 and Wednesday, January 31, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of advancements of technology and research in the agriculture industry that can support Canadian exports.

Serge Buy and Brian Innes made statements.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:31 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 4:31 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:33 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

At 4:33 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit for 10 minutes.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $ 36,600, for the study of advancements of technology and research in the agriculture industry that can support Canadian exports, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That officials for relevant Canadian departments be invited to appear on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in relation to the study of mental health challenges that Canadian farmers, ranchers, and producers face.

It was agreed, — That the text prepared to promote the Committee’s study of mental health challenges that Canadian farmers, ranchers, and producers face, be adopted.

At 4:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the Committee