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

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Issue No. 21

Second and third meetings:
Bill C-30, An Act to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its Member States and to provide for certain other measures

Bill S-219, An Act to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and human rights violations


Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Delegation of the European Union to Canada:

Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ambassador;

Karsten Mecklenburg, Head of Trade and Economic Section.

Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance:

Claire Citeau, Executive Director.

Agropur Cooperative:

René Moreau, President;

Dominique Benoit, Senior Vice President, Institutional Affairs and Communications.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Port of Sydney Development Corporation:

Marlene Usher, Chief Executive Officer;

David C. Dingwall, Legal Counsel, The Darius Group Inc.

Canadian Shipowners Association:

Kirk Jones, Acting President;

Serge Le Guellec, Member;

Daniel Hohnstein, Lawyer, Tereposky & DeRose LLP.

Nunavut/Nunavik Eastern Arctic Shipping Inc.:

Frank Schiller, Advisor.

Shipping Federation of Canada:

Michael Broad, President;

Karen Kancens, Director, Policy and Trade Affairs.

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters:

Mathew Wilson, Senior Vice President.

Canadian Horticultural Council:

Rebecca Lee, Executive Director;

Ken Forth, Chair, Trade and Marketing Committee.


The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Percy E. Downe, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Bovey, Cools, Cordy, Dawson, Eaton, Gold, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Housakos, Martin, Marwah, Ngo, Oh, Saint-Germain, *Smith (or Martin), Woo

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of December 7, 2016, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Martin replaced the Honourable Senator Ataullahjan (March 30, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Eaton replaced the Honourable Senator Marshall (March 30, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Dawson replaced the Honourable Senator Munson (March 30, 2017).