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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 89
Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 10:59 a.m. to 1:04 p.m.
Kody Blois, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Daniel Farrelly, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $38,500, for the study of efforts to stabilize food prices, be adopted.

As an individual
• Dr. Ian Lee, Associate Professor, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Agri-Food Analytics Lab
• Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Senior Director, Agri-Food Analytics Lab and Professor, Dalhousie University
• Stacey Taylor, Member, PhD Candidate, Agri-Food Analytics Lab, Dalhousie University
Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute
• Tyler McCann, Managing Director
Canadian Federation of Agriculture
• Keith Currie, President
• Scott Ross, Executive Director
Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada
• Marcus Janzen, Vice-President
Retail Council of Canada
• Diane J. Brisebois, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Karl Littler, Senior Vice-President, Public Affairs
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, October 19, 2023, the committee resumed its study of efforts to stabilize food prices.

Sylvain Charlebois, Keith Currie, Diane J. Brisebois and Karl Littler made statements and, with Stacey Taylor and Scott Ross, answered questions.

At 12:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:07 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Ian Lee, Tyler McCann and Marcus Janzen made statements and answered questions.

At 1:04 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Stéphanie De Rome
Clerk of the committee