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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Foreign Affairs and International Trade

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK


Wednesday, June 27, 2012 (in camera)
Thursday, June 28, 2012

Issue No. 13

Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)

and

First (last) meeting on:

Bill C-23, Canada-Jordan Economic Growth and Prosperity Act

INCLUDING:
THE SIXTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-23)


APPEARING:

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Gerald Keddy, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia- Pacific Gateway


WITNESSES

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada:

Ian Burney, Assistant Deputy Minister, Trade Policy and Negotiations Branch;

Marvin Hildebrand, Director General, Trade Negotiations Bureau;

Barbara Martin, Director General, Middle East and Maghreb Bureau;

Ton Zuijdwijk, General Counsel, Market Access and Trade Remedies.

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada:

Pierre Bouchard, Director, Bilateral and Regional Labour Affairs.

Canadian Apparel Federation:

Bob Kirke, Executive Director.

As an individual:

Michael Hart, Simon Reisman Chair in Trade Policy, Carleton University.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Percy E. Downe, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Cowan (or Tardif), De Bané, P.C., Finley, Fortin-Duplessis, Frum, Johnson, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Mahovlich, Nolin, Robichaud, P.C., Smith, P.C. (Cobourg), Wallin

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Frum replaced the Honourable Senator MacDonald (June 8, 2012).

The Honourable Senator MacDonald replaced the Honourable Senator Stratton (June 7, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Stratton replaced the Honourable Senator Frum (June 6, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Finley replaced the Honourable Senator Stratton (June 5, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Stratton replaced the Honourable Senator Segal (May 31, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Segal replaced the Honourable Senator Finley (May 30, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Finley replaced the Honourable Senator MacDonald (May 17, 2012).