Skip to main content
Start of content

AGRI Committee Meeting

Notices of Meeting include information about the subject matter to be examined by the committee and date, time and place of the meeting, as well as a list of any witnesses scheduled to appear. The Evidence is the edited and revised transcript of what is said before a committee. The Minutes of Proceedings are the official record of the business conducted by the committee at a sitting.

For an advanced search, use Publication Search tool.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at

Previous day publication Next day publication

Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 52
Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:02 a.m. to 12:52 p.m.
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Khamla Heminthavong, Analyst
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
• Debbie Barr, Director, Animal Health, Welfare and Biosecurity Division
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 16, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of amendments to Health of Animals Regulations (Humane Transportation).

Debbie Barr made a statement and answered questions.

At 11:29 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:33 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
• William Anderson, Executive Director, Plant Health and Biosecurity Directorate
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
• Kris Panday, Director General, Market Access Secretariat, Market and Industry Services Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee proceeded to a briefing on lentil exportation to India.

William Anderson and Kris Panday made statements and answered questions.

At 12:26 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:30 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $27,300, for the study of Debt in the Agriculture Sector and its Effects, be adopted.

At 12:52 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Denis Kusion
Clerk of the Committee