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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable DAVID TKACHUK


Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (in camera)
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Thursday, June 9, 2016 (in camera)

Issue No. 6

Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)

Thirteenth and fourteenth meetings:

Study on the issues pertaining to internal barriers to trade

First, second and third meetings:

The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10 of Part 4 of Bill C-15, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures

INCLUDING:
THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10 of Part 4 of Bill C-15, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures)

and

THE FIFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Tear down these walls: Dismantling Canada's internal trade barriers)


WITNESSES

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Department of Finance Canada:

Glenn Campbell, Director, Financial Institutions, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Jeremy Weil, Senior Economist, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Daniel Robinson, Senior Project Leader, Financial Sector policy Branch;

Michèle Govier, Chief, Trade Rules, International Trade and Finance.

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation:

Chantal Richer, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, and General Counsel.

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions:

Judy Cameron, Managing Director, Approvals and Precedents.

Bank of Canada:

Steve Thomas, Assistant General Counsel, Executive and Legal Services.

Canadian Bankers Association:

Darren Hannah, Vice President, Finance, Risk and Prudential Policy.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Canadian Credit Union Association:

Chris White, Vice President, Government Relations;

Marc-André Pigeon, Director, Financial Sector Policy.

Canadian International Trade Tribunal:

Jean Bédard, Q.C., Acting Chairperson.

Canada Border Services Agency:

Darryl Larson, Director, Anti-dumping and Countervailing, Consumer Products, Programs Branch.

Department of Finance Canada:

Michèle Govier, Chief, Trade Rules, International Trade and Finance.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable David Tkachuk, Chair

The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

        Black, Campbell, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Greene, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Massicotte, Ringuette, Smith, Tannas, Unger

*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 Unger replaced the Honourable Senator Enverga (June 9, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Black replaced the Honourable Senator MacDonald (May 19, 2016).

The Honourable Senator MacDonald replaced the Honourable Senator Black (May 18, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Bellemare was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (May 17, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Black replaced the Honourable Senator Patterson (May 13, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Campbell replaced the Honourable Senator Wallin (May 12, 2016).