AGRI Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Claire Citeau, Kathleen Sullivan, James Donaldson and Mary Robinson made statements and, with the other witness, answered questions.
At 3:07 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 3:13 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Sylvie Cloutier, Jason McLinton, Bob Lowe and Tyler Fulton made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.
It was agreed, — That, with regard to the study on the Canadian response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chair, in consultation with the clerks and the analysts, assemble panels of witnesses for the committee’s upcoming meetings; that, to the extent possible, these panels be made up of witnesses suggested by the recognized parties for the following agricultural topics or industries: the dairy industry, the horticulture industry, agricultural labour and foreign workers, the livestock industry and small farm businesses; that, in addition to the previously scheduled appearance of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship be invited to appear for the “agricultural labour and foreign workers” topic; and that, depending on the circumstances, the changing situation and the places available on the panels, the committee be able to add some witnesses if necessary.
At 4:17 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.