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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 105
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 8:46 a.m. to 10:44 a.m.
Presiding
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

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• Khamla Heminthavong, Analyst
BIOTECanada
• Andrew Casey, President and Chief Executive Officer
Centre d'innovation sociale en agriculture
• Simon Dugré, Director
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
• Howard Mains, Canadian Public Policy Advisor
Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities
• Ray Orb, President
Richardson International Limited
• Jean-Marc Ruest, Senior Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and General Counsel
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.

Andrew Casey, Jean-Marc Ruest, by videoconference from Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Simon Dugré, by videoconference from Victoriaville, Quebec, made statements and answered questions.

At 9:46 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:54 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Howard Mains and Ray Orb, by videoconference from Regina, Saskatchewan, made statements and answered questions.

At 10:44 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the Committee