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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 110
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 8:47 a.m. to 10:47 a.m.
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
As individuals
• Andrew Campbell, Partner, Bellson Farms
• Murray Porteous, Past National Labour Chair, Canadian Horticultural Council and Vice-President, Lingwood Farms Limited
Farm Management Canada
• Heather Watson, Executive Director
Mental Health Commission of Canada
• Louise Bradley, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Federation of Agriculture
• Keith Currie, President
• Peter Sykanda, Farm Policy Analyst
Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities
• Ray Orb, President
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.

Andrew Campbell, Keith Currie and Heather Watson made statements and, with Peter Sykanda, answered questions.

At 9:43 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:48 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Louise Bradley, Murray Porteous and Ray Orb, by teleconference from Regina, Saskatchewan, made statements and answered questions.

At 10:47 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the Committee