Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade
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Meeting Schedule

Date / Time Studies & Bills Location  Note
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Patricia Atkinson, Head, Venezuela Task Force, South America Relations (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Sébastien Dubé, Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Universidad del Norte - Barranquilla, Colombia (As an Individual)
    • Michael Grant, Assistant Deputy Minister for the Americas (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Cheryl Urban, Director General, South America and Inter-American Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Michael Camilleri, Director, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Inter-American Dialogue (As an Individual)
    • Gabriel Hetland, Assistant professor of Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies and Sociology, , University at Albany (As an Individual)
    • Donald Kingsbury, Lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
    • Ben Rowswell, President and Research Director (Canadian International Council)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Jerome Berthelette, Assistant Auditor General (Office of the Auditor General of Canada)
    • Dan Danagher, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Platform (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Heather Jeffrey, Assistant Deputy Minister, Consular, Security and Emergency Management (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Carol McCalla, Principal (Office of the Auditor General of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Bill C-31, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine
    • Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Marvin Hildebrand, Director General, Market Access (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Hani Tabsh, Chief Operating Officer (Refraction Asset Management)
    • Michael Yurkovich, Chief Executive Officer (Refraction Asset Management)
Room 9, Victoria Building* [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • S-226, Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act
    • The Honourable Senator A. Raynell Andreychuk, sponsor of the bill (As an Individual)
Room 9, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 705, Victoria Building* [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Bill C-47, Export and Import Permits Act
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 356-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Bill C-79, Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act
    • Claire Citeau, Executive Director (Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance)
    • Rob Cunningham, Senior Policy Analyst (Canadian Cancer Society)
    • Angelo DiCaro, Acting Research Director (Unifor)
    • Trevor Kennedy, Policy Associate (Business Council of Canada)
    • Brian Kingston, Vice President, International and Fiscal Issues (Business Council of Canada)
    • Mark A. Nantais, President (Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association)
    • Steven Schumann, Director, Canadian Government Affairs (International Union of Operating Engineers)
    • Scott Thurlow, Senior Advisor, Government Affairs (Dow Chemical Company (Canada))
Room 257, East Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-45, insofar as it relates to Canada’s international obligations
    • Steven Hoffman, Professor, Faculty of Health and Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (As an Individual)
    • Mark A. R. Kleiman, Professor of Public Policy, Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York University (As an Individual)
Room 257, East Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on recent political and economic developments in Argentina
    • Marcelo Elizondo, Member (Founder and Director General, DNI) (Argentine-Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
    • Miguel Morley, President (General Manager, Agrium South Core) (Argentine-Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
    • Marcos Sabelli, Member (Director, YPF and Vice President, Profértil) (Argentine-Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
    • Alfredo Vitaller, Member (President, DEPROMINSA – NGEx Resources) (Argentine-Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, P.C., M.P., Minister of International Development (International Development and La Francophonie)
    • Vincent Rigby, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Arun Thangaraj, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Planning, Finance and Information Technology (Global Affairs Canada)
Room 257, East Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Mathew Wilson, Senior Vice President (Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters)
  • Study on recent political and economic developments in Argentina
    • Cynthia J. Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (As an Individual)
    • Eric Miller, Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute and Global Fellow, Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (As an Individual)
Room 257, East Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • The Honourable Yves Fortier, P.C., Lawyer, Cabinet Yves Fortier (As an Individual)
    • Pierre Laliberté, Senior Economist (Canadian Labour Congress)
    • Hassan Yussuff, President (Canadian Labour Congress)
  • Study on recent political and economic developments in Argentina
    • Daniel Kerner, Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group (As an Individual)
Room 257, East Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on the impact and utilization of culture and arts in foreign policy and diplomacy
    • Margaret McGuffin, Executive Director (Canadian Music Publishers Association)
    • Louise Jeanne Poulin, Chief Executive Officer (ArtExpert.ca)
    • Election of an acting chair
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 8 of Part 6 of Bill C-74
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 256-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 256-S, Centre Block* [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Bill C-47, Export and Import Permits Act
    • The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Rouben Khatchadourian, Director General, Trade and Export Controls Bureau (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Ian Shugart, Deputy Minister, Foreign Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Cindy Termorshuizen, Director General, International Security Policy Bureau (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Kevin Thompson, Executive Director, Market Access and Trade Remedies Law (Global Affairs Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-45, insofar as it relates to Canada’s international obligations
    • The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Martin Benjamin, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister for the Americas (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Mark Gwozdecky, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Security and Political Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Alan Kessel, Assistant Deputy Minister, Legal Affairs and Legal Adviser (Global Affairs Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill S-6, An Act to implement the Convention between Canada and the Republic of Madagascar for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
  • Study on the impact and utilization of culture and arts in foreign policy and diplomacy
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Bill S-6, An Act to implement the Convention between Canada and the Republic of Madagascar for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income
    • Ted Cook, Director General, Tax Legislation (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Stephanie Smith, Senior Director, Tax Treaties (Department of Finance Canada)
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Bill C-47, Export and Import Permits Act
    • Alain Dondainaz, Head of Mission to Canada (International Committee of the Red Cross)
    • Kenneth Epps, Policy Advisor, Arms Trade Treaty (Project Ploughshares)
    • Catherine Gribbin, Senior Legal Advisor, International Humanitarian Law (Canadian Red Cross)
    • Cesar Jaramillo, Executive Director (Project Ploughshares)
    • Peggy Mason, President (Rideau Institute)
    • Thomas Woodley, President (Canadians for Justice & Peace in the Middle East)
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Bill C-47, Export and Import Permits Act
    • Tony Bernardo, Executive Director (Canadian Shooting Sports Association)
    • Michael Byers, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Christyn Cianfarani, President and CEO (Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries)
    • James Fergusson, Deputy Director, Centre for Defence and Security Studies, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
    • Gary Stanley, President (Global Legal Services, P.C.)
    • Steve Torino, President (Canadian Shooting Sports Association)
    • Kevin Wolf, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce (As an Individual)
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Bill C-47, Export and Import Permits Act
    • Martin Butcher, Policy Advisor, Arms and Conflict (Oxfam)
    • Kenneth Purchase, Director, International Trade Compliance (Pratt & Whitney Canada)
    • John Saabas, President (Pratt & Whitney Canada)
    • Erika Simpson, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, The University of Western Ontario (As an Individual)
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 13 of Part 4 of Bill C-86
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 13 of Part 4 of Bill C-86
    • Katharine Funtek, Executive Director, Trade Controls Policy Division (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Michèle Govier, Senior Director, Trade Rules, International Trade Policy Division (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Isabelle Ranger, Counsel, Market Access and Trade Remedies Law (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Bill C-47, Export and Import Permits Act
    • Milos Barutciski, Partner (Borden Ladner Gervais LLP)
    • Christian Leuprecht, Professor, Department of Political Science and Economics, Royal Military College of Canada (As an Individual)
    • Justin Mohammed, Campaigner, Human Rights Law and Policy (Amnesty International Canada)
    • Alex Neve, Secretary General (Amnesty International Canada)
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Jean-Paul Lemieux, Director, South America Relations (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Glen McPherson, Deputy Director, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Jean-Luc Pilon, Senior Desk Office, Brazil (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Cheryl Urban, Director General, South America and Inter-American Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Study on the impact and utilization of culture and arts in foreign policy and diplomacy
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Study on the impact and utilization of culture and arts in foreign policy and diplomacy
    • Madeleine Careau, Chief Executive Officer (Orchestre symphonique de Montréal)
    • Claude Joli-Coeur, Commissioner and Chairperson (National Film Board)
    • Christopher Walker, Vice President, Studies and Analysis (National Endowment for Democracy)
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
* Please note meeting changes.
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Subject to Change