Agriculture and Forestry – May 29, 2012

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Agriculture and Forestry – May 29, 2012

Appearances: Bruno Larue, Justine Hendricks

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

Bruno Larue (the Canada Research Chair in international agri-food trade at Laval University) and Justine Hendricks (a vice-president at Export Development Canada) appear before the committee, discussing Canada’s export trade, international tariffs, the global livestock market, and Canada’s possible involvement in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

The witnesses are questioned by committee members Percy Mockler (the chair of the committee), Nicole Eaton (Conservative), Larry W. Campbell (Liberal), JoAnne L. Buth (Conservative), Donald Plett (Conservative), Fernand Robichaud (the deputy chair of the committee), Michel Rivard (Conservative), Frank Mahovlich (Liberal), Ghislain Maltais (Conservative), and Mike Duffy (Conservative).