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

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Thursday, December 12, 2013

Issue No. 3

Second, third and fourth meetings on:

Study on security conditions and economic developments in the Asia-Pacific region, the implications for Canadian policy and interests in the region, and other related matters


Wednesday, December 4, 2013

As an individual:

John M. Curtis, Senior Fellow, CD Howe Institute, and International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (Geneva).

Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute:

Colin Robertson, Vice President, and Fellow, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Export Development Canada:

Todd Winterhalt, Vice President, International Business Development.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

As individuals:

Don Campbell, Senior Strategy Advisor, Davis LLP, and Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade;

John Weekes, Senior Business Advisor, Bennett Jones, and Former NAFTA Chief Negotiator and Ambassador to the WTO.

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada:

Susan Gregson, Assistant Deputy Minister (Asia);

Peter MacArthur, Director General of South, Southeast Asia and Oceania;

Jeff Nankivell, Director General for Development (Asia Pacific).


The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Percy E. Downe, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Ataullahjan, Housakos, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Dawson, Fortin-Duplessis, Johnson, Oh, Robichaud, P.C., Smith, P.C. (Cobourg), Verner, P.C., Wallace

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Wallace replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (December 11, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Demers replaced the Honourable Senator Patterson (December 5, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Patterson replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (December 5, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Demers replaced the Honourable Senator Smith (Saurel) (December 5, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Smith (Saurel) replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (December 3, 2013).