Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Agriculture and Forestry
Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013
Chair: The Honourable PERCY MOCKLER
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Issue No. 2
Second meeting on:
The importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada
THE SECOND REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Budget 2013-2014 — Research and innovation efforts in the agricultural sector)
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:
Stephen F. Pernal, Ph.D., Research Scientist (Apiculture) (by video conference).
Canadian Food Inspection Agency:
Dr. Ian D. Alexander, Executive Director/Chief Veterinary Officer for Canada;
Dr. Primal Silva, Executive Director, Animal Health Science Directorate.
Scott Kirby, Director, Product Assessment, Pest Management Regulatory Agency;
Lars Juergensen, Head, Policy and Strategic Advice, Pest Management Regulatory Agency.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Percy Mockler, Chair
The Honourable Terry M. Mercer, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Buth, Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Cowan (or Fraser), Dagenais, Eaton, Maltais, Merchant, Munson, Ogilvie, Oh, Rivard, Tardif
* Ex officio members
Changes in membership of the committee:
Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:
The Honourable Senator Mercer replaced the Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C. (December 11, 2013).
The Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Mercer (December 10, 2013).