Agriculture and Forestry – February 3, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Agriculture and Forestry – February 3, 2015

Senators continue their study of Bill C-18, the Agricultural Growth Act. Jim Wickett (chair) of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers’ Association, Deb Hart (seed potato subcommittee) from the Canadian Horticultural Council, Erin Armstrong (director of industry and regulatory affairs) of Canterra Seeds, Delaney Ross Burtnack (president and CEO) from the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers, David Jones (member) of the Partners in Innovation Coalition, Henry Van Akum (chair) from the Grain Farmers of Ontario, Terry Boehm (chair, Seed and Trade Committee) of the National Farmers’ Union, Devlin Kuyek of GRAIN and Diana Bronson (executive director) and Pat Mooney (member) from Food Secure Canada all express their support for the proposed legislation and provide some suggestions for improvement.
(February 3, 2015)