Agriculture and Forestry – November 20, 2012

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Agriculture and Forestry – November 20, 2012

Agriculture and Forestry

Senators hear from three panels as they continue their discussion on amendments to the Canada Grain Act that are contained in the government’s budget bill.

The following witnesses speak on the first panel: Terry Boehm from the National Farmers Union, Mark Brock of Grain Farmers of Ontario and Laurence Nicholson with the Canadian Wheat Board Alliance.

Rick White with the Canadian Canola Growers Association, Blair Rutter of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, Matt Sawyer from the Alberta Barley Commission, and Doug McBain with the Western Barley Growers Association testify during the second panel.

Brad Chase from Omnitrax and Lonny McKague with Red Coat Road and Rail round out the witness list.

UPDATE: Bill C-45 received royal assent on December 14.