Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs

Second Session, Thirty-fifth Parliament, 1996

Chairman: The Honourable JOHN B. STEWART


Tuesday, December 3, 1996

Issue No. 15

First Meeting on: Bill C-61, An Act to implement the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement


WITNESSES:

From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade:

Mr. Andrew R. Moroz, Deputy Negotiator, Rules of Origin;

Mrs. Barbara Gibson, Director, Middle East Relations Division.

From the Department of Justice:

Mrs. Ellen Stensholt, Senior General Counsel.

From the Department of Finance:

Mrs. Patricia M. Close, Director, Tarifs Division.

From the "Centre d'études arabes pour le développement":

Mr. Jawad Skalli, President.

From the Canadian Arab Federation:

Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud.

From the Faculty of Political Science, Carleton University:

Professor John Sigler.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable John B. Stewart, Chairman

The Honourable Pat Carney, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Bolduc, Corbin, De Bané, P.C., Doody, *Fairbairn, P.C. (or Graham), Grafstein, *Lynch-Staunton (or Berntson), Mercier, Moore, Ottenheimer, Whelan, P.C.

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Change in Membership of the Committee:

Pursuant to Rule 85(4), membership of the Committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Mercier was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Stollery. (December 3, 1996)

The name of the Honourable Senator Moore was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Bacon. (December 3, 1996)

The name of the Honourable Senator Whelan was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Gauthier. (December 3, 1996)