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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 52
Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 4:33 p.m. to 6:38 p.m.
Kody Blois, Chair (Liberal)

• Peter Fragiskatos (Liberal)
• Mike Morrice (Green Party)
• Jagmeet Singh (NDP)
Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Daniel Farrelly, Analyst
Empire Company Limited
• Michael Medline, President and Chief Executive Officer
Loblaw Companies Limited
• Galen G. Weston, Chairman and President
Metro Inc.
• Eric La Flèche, President and Chief Executive Officer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, the committee resumed its study of food price inflation.

Michael Medline, Galen G. Weston and Eric La Flèche made statements and answered questions.

On motion of Ryan Turnbull, it was agreed, — That, as part of the committee's study on food price inflation, the committee invite the following witnesses: Horacio Barbeito, Chief Executive Officer, Walmart Canada; Pierre Riel, Senior Vice President, Country Manager, Costco Wholesale Canada.

At 6:05 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:17 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

At 6:38 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Stéphanie De Rome
Clerk of the committee