Agriculture and Forestry (November 1, 2012)
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz discusses amendments to the Canada Grain Act that are contained in the government’s budget bill. The purpose of the changes is to streamline the operations of the Canadian Grain Commission.
Senators also hear from Elwin Hermanson, the chief commissioner of the commission, during the second part of the meeting.
UPDATE: Bill C-45 received royal assent on December 14.