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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 109
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 8:46 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
Televised
Presiding
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

• Colin Fraser for Pierre Breton (Liberal)
• Dane Lloyd for Bev Shipley (Conservative)
• Glen Motz for Luc Berthold (Conservative)
• Marwan Tabbara for Lloyd Longfield (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Khamla Heminthavong, Analyst
Canadian Horticultural Council
• Elizabeth Connery, Chair, Labour Committee
• Rebecca Lee, Executive Director
Ag Women`s Network
• Mary Ann Doré, Team Leader, Online Services
Canadian Agricultural Safety Association
• Marcel Hacault, Executive Director
Ontario Sheep Farmers
• Jennifer MacTavish, General Manager
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, April 23, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of mental health challenges that Canadian farmers, ranchers, and producers face.

Jennifer MacTavish, Rebecca Lee and Elizabeth Connery made statements and answered questions.

At 9:30 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:34 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Marcel Hacault and Mary Ann Doré made statements and answered questions.

At 10:16 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:20 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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.

The Committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the analysts for a report.
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

At 10:40 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the Committee