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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 93
Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 11:00 a.m. to 1:11 p.m.
Kody Blois, Chair (Liberal)

• Dave Epp for Warren Steinley (Conservative)
• Rick Perkins for Lianne Rood (Conservative)
• Ryan Williams for Warren Steinley (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Daniel Farrelly, Analyst
Association des producteurs de fraises et de framboises du Québec
• Stéphanie Forcier, Acting Executive Director
Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers
• George Gilvesy, Chair
• Richard Lee, Executive Director
Rollo Bay Holdings Limited
• Alvin Keenan, Owner-Manager
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, November 2, 2023, the committee resumed its study of issues relating to the horticultural sector.

Stéphanie Forcier, George Gilvesy and Alvin Keenan made statements and, with Richard Lee, answered questions.

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

At 12:06 p.m., the sitting resumed in public.

• Hon. François-Philippe Champagne, P.C., M.P., Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry
Department of Industry
• Mark Schaan, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector
• Etienne-René Massie, Assistant Deputy Minister, Small Business, Tourism and Marketplace Services
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.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.

At 1:11 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Stéphanie De Rome
Clerk of the committee