Agriculture and Forestry – November 3, 2011

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Agriculture and Forestry – November 3, 2011

Appearances: Peter Clarke, Bernadette Cox

Committee members continue their study of research and innovation in Canada’s agricultural sector.

Peter Clarke (the chair of the Egg Farmers of Canada) and Bernadette Cox (the manager of corporate and public affairs for the Egg Farmers of Canada) appear before the committee, discussing emerging domestic and international markets, food inspection, and diversity in the egg industry.

The witnesses are questioned by senators Percy Mockler (the chair of the committee), Kelvin K. Ogilvie (Conservative), Fernand Robichaud (Liberal), Michel Rivard (Conservative), Terry Mercer (Liberal), Don Plett (Conservative), and Frank W. Mahovlich (Liberal).