Agriculture committee That is a problem with China—
Agriculture committee —and their inspections of our beef right now.
Agriculture committee It's going to take more than 15 seconds.
Agriculture committee Oh. You heard me talk about the TRQs. Processors are getting 45% of them. Retailers are getting 55%, I think. What policy are you presenting to the minister to make that fair for our processors and producers? The suggestion is around 85%.
Agriculture committee I don't have much time for that. I heard her.
Agriculture committee I now want to move to transportation, quickly. In terms of the transportation of livestock, there's 99.6% compliance. It's like the front-of-package labelling. Mr. Komal, I was surprised to hear you say that that given that we are an exporting nation, we actually need to make s
Agriculture committee TRQs are allocated to processors and retailers. The processors are linked to producers. Now, again, as you did with the environment, you're supporting the large retailers with an opportunity for a lot of money. Why are you standing by and allowing that to happen instead of standi
Agriculture committee You're the Minister of Agriculture.
Agriculture committee You're the minister of our producers.
Agriculture committee I am hoping that you have the authority over him around the table to support Canadian producers in supply management, so they can grow. Quite honestly, during the NAFTA, we gave it all away, without getting anything back in return. You protected a couple of things. Now we have th
Agriculture committee We can stay another hour.
Agriculture committee Thank you very much. Mr. de Bruyn and all of you, thank you so much. I'm not sure the general public reads about it and actually has an understanding of the significance it would have to a very significant part of our economy in this country. When you were talking about the tra
Agriculture committee Mr. Pelletier, did you want to make a comment?
Agriculture committee There are two things that I'm concerned about. One is the producers recognizing the significance or seriousness this has on an industry. Maybe you're a small producer. Maybe you don't have a next generation coming. I don't know. Particularly with the backyard, I don't have any of
Agriculture committee You want to have you, not us, telling your producers. Judging by the statements you made, John, they trust the ground roots a lot more than governments saying, this is what you should be doing. I don't know what that promotional part is, but if there is some way we can help, I