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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 138
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 11:01 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In Camera
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Xavier Deschênes-Philion, Analyst
• Khamla Heminthavong, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the Committee invite the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food to appear on Thursday May 2, 2019, as the new Minister and to discuss departmental plans for the upcoming year.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of the Main Estimates 2019-20, the Committee invite the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food to appear at her earliest convenience.

At 11:22 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

It was agreed, — That the letter in relation to the study of official notices of non-compliance from China for exports of Canadian canola seeds, be adopted and sent to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

At 11:24 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:15 p.m., the sitting resumed.

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.

The Committee commenced consideration of a draft report.

At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the Committee