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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, March 21, 2018
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Issue No. 41

First and second meetings:
Subject matter of Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts, insofar as it relates to Canada's international obligations


Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Global Affairs Canada:

Mark Gwozdecky, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Security and Political Affairs;

Kevin Thompson, Director General, North America Strategy Bureau.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

As individuals:

Steven Hoffman, Professor, Faculty of Health and Osgoode Hall Law School, York University;

Mark A. R. Kleiman, Professor of Public Policy, Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York University (by video conference).


The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Anne C. Cools, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

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

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes 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 Lankin, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Massicotte (March 22, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Saint-Germain replaced the Honourable Senator Cormier (March 22, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cormier replaced the Honourable Senator Saint-Germain (March 21, 2018).