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

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK


Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Thursday, November 6, 2014

Issue No. 18

First meeting on:

The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 15 of Part 4 of Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures

First meeting on:

Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Fifth meeting on:

Examine the potential for increased Canada-United States-Mexico trade and investment, including in growth areas in key resource, manufacturing and service sectors; the federal actions needed to realize any identified opportunities in these key sectors; and opportunities for deepening cooperation at the trilateral level


WITNESSES

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada:

Cameron MacKay, Director General, Trade Negotiations Bureau;

Stacy-Paul Healy, Counsel, Trade Law Bureau;

Ian Burney, Assistant Deputy Minister, Trade Agreements and Negotiations and CKFTA Chief Negotiator;

Marvin Hildebrand, Director General, Market Access Bureau;

Nadia Bourély, Director, Trade Policy and Negotiations Division, Asia and CKFTA Deputy Chief Negotiator;

Vernon MacKay, Director, Investment Trade Policy Division;

Matthew Smith, Director, Intellectual Property Trade Division.

Employment and Social Development Canada:

Pierre Bouchard, Director, Bilateral and Regional Labour Affairs.
 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Embassy of Mexico in Canada:

His Excellency Francisco Suárez, Ambassador.

Bombardier Inc.:

Pierre Pyun, Vice-President, Government Affairs.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Percy E. Downe, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Ataullahjan, Beyak, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin),*Cowan (or Fraser), Dawson, Eaton, Fortin-Duplessis, Johnson, Raine, Rivard, Robichaud, P.C., Smith, P.C. (Cobourg)

*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 Raine replaced the Honourable Senator Oh (November 6, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Rivard replaced the Honourable Senator Verner, P.C. (November 6, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Eaton replaced the Honourable Senator Housakos (November 6, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Beyak replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (November 6, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Verner, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Wells (November 6, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Oh replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (November 6, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Housakos replaced the Honourable Senator Wallace (November 6, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Demers replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (November 6, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Wells replaced the Honourable Senator Verner, P.C. (November 5, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Beyak replaced the Honourable Senator Oh (November 5, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Wallace replaced the Honourable Senator Housakos (November 5, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Poirier replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (November 5, 2014).