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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 20
Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 11:00 a.m. to 1:01 p.m.
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Aimée Belmore, Procedural Clerk
• Grant McLaughlin, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Natacha Kramski, Analyst
As an individual
• Justin Jenner, Beef and Grain Producer
Canadian Cattlemen's Association
• Charlie Christie, Co-Chair, Domestic Agriculture Policy and Regulations Committee
• Brady Stadnicki, Manager, Policy and Programs
Les Éleveurs de porcs du Québec
• Mario Rodrigue, Acting Director General
• René Roy, Administrator
• Stuart Person, Senior Vice-President, Agriculture
• Steve Funk, Director, Ag Risk Management Resources
Quebec Produce Growers Association
• Sylvain Terrault, President
• Jocelyn St-Denis, Director General
Southern Seed Ltd.
• Jake Ayre, Farmer
Pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the committee resumed its study of Business Risk Management programs.

René Roy, Stuart Person, Steve Funk and Jake Ayre made statements and, with the other witness, answered questions.

At 11:59 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:10 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Charlie Christie, Sylvain Terrault, Jocelyn St-Denis and Justin Jenner made statements and, with the other witness, answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That, with regard to the study on business risk management programs, the latest version of the letter for the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food be adopted, provided that it is sent before Friday, July 3, 2020, and is posted on the committee’s website.

At 1:01 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee