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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 28
Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 3:29 p.m. to 5:29 p.m.
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Daniel Farrelly, Analyst
Canadian Canola Growers Association
• Mike Ammeter, Chair
• Dave Carey, Vice-President, Government and Industry Relations
Canadian Horticultural Council
• Aaron Coristine, Chair, Energy, Environment and Climate Change Working Group
• Linda Delli Santi, Chair, Greenhouse Vegetable Working Group
Dowler-Karn Limited
• Dan Kelly, Chief Financial Officer
National Farmers Union
• Katie Ward, President and Farmer
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, February 24, 2021 and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, February 25, 2021, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-206, An Act to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel).

Linda Delli Santi, Aaron Coristine and Katie Ward made statements and answered questions.

At 4:27 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:32 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Mike Ammeter and Dan Kelly made statements and, with Dave Carey, answered questions.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $3,350, for the study of Bill C-205, An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the senior officials of the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Department of Finance and the Department of the Environment deliver a joint opening statement of up to five minutes during their appearance on Bill C-206, An Act to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel) on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

At 5:29 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexie Labelle
Clerk of the Committee