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

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK


Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Thursday, May 5, 2016

Issue No. 6

Fifteenth and sixteenth meetings:

Study on foreign relations and international trade generally

and

Third and fourth meetings:

Study on recent political and economic developments in Argentina in the context of their potential impact on regional and global dynamics, including on
Canadian policy and interests, and other related matters

INCLUDING:
THE SECOND REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Study on foreign relations and international trade generally)
THE THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Budget — Fact-finding mission to Mexico)
THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Budget — Fact-finding mission to Argentina)

WITNESSES

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

As an individual:

The Honourable Yves Fortier, P.C., Lawyer, Cabinet Yves Fortier (by video conference).

Canadian Labour Congress:

Hassan Yussuff, President;

Pierre Laliberté, Senior Economist.

As an individual:

Daniel Kerner, Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group (by video conference).

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters:

Mathew Wilson, Senior Vice President, National Policy.

As individuals:

Eric Miller, Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute and Global Fellow, Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (by video conference);

Cynthia J. Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (by video conference).


MEMBERS OF COMMITTEE

The Honourable Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Percy E. Downe, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

        Ataullahjan, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Cordy, Dawson, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Housakos, Johnson, Marshall, Ngo, Oh, Rivard, Smith (Cobourg), P.C.

*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 Marshall replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (May 5, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Poirier replaced the Honourable Senator Martin (May 5, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Martin replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (May 3, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Ngo replaced the Honourable Senator Unger (April 28, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Johnson replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (April 28, 2016).

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