Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Issue No. 29 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 21, 2017
OTTAWA, Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade
met in camera this day at 4:18 p.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the chair,
the Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators
Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Bovey, Cools, Dawson, Eaton, Marwah, Ngo, Oh,
Saint-Germain and Woo (11).
In attendance: Natalie Mychajlyszyn and Pascal Tremblay, Analysts,
Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday,
January 27, 2016, the committee continued its study on foreign relations and
international trade generally. (For complete text of the order of
reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 1.) (Topic:
Recent developments in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela)
The chair made a statement.
It was agreed that senator's staff be permitted to remain in the room
during the in camera meeting.
It was agreed that the draft report be adopted, and that the Subcommittee
on Agenda and Procedure be empowered to approve the final version of the
report, taking into consideration this meeting's discussions, including, if
needed, the recommendations, with any necessary editorial, grammatical and
translation changes required; and that the steering committee be empowered
to make decisions on behalf of the committee to publicize the report with
the support of the Senate Communications Directorate and to table the
At 4:23 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.