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

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Issue No. 38

Fortieth meeting:
Study on foreign relations and international trade generally


Eighth meeting:
Study on the impact and utilization of Canadian culture and arts in Canadian foreign policy and diplomacy, and other related matters


The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, P.C., M.P., Minister of International Trade


Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Global Affairs Canada:

Timothy Sargent, Deputy Minister for International Trade;

Bruce Christie, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Trade Policy and Negotiations;

Kendal Hembroff, Director, Trade Policy and Negotiations Division (Asia).

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet:

André Lewis, Artistic Director (by video conference).

Réseau indépendant des diffuseurs d'événements artistiques unis:

Julie-Anne Richard, Director General (by video conference).


The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Anne C. Cools, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Ataullahjan, Bovey, Cordy, Dawson, *Day (or Mercer), Greene, Griffin, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare) (or Mitchell), Housakos, Massicotte, Ngo, Oh, Saint-Germain, *Smith (or Martin), *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of November 7, 2017, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Ngo replaced the Honourable Senator Neufeld (February 1, 2018).

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