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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, November 23, 2016 (in camera)
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Thursday, December 1, 2016 (in camera)

Issue No. 10

Third meeting:
Study, and make recommendations on, the operation and practices of the Copyright Board of Canada

Eighth meeting:
Study and report on the development of a national corridor in Canada as a means of enhancing and facilitating commerce and internal trade

First and second meetings:
Subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Part 4 of Bill C-29, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures

(Copyright Board: A rationale for urgent review)


Thursday, November 24, 2016

Canadian Federation of Agriculture:

Ron Bonnett, President.

Canadian Cattlemen's Association:

John Masswohl, Director of Government and International Relations.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC):

Jessica Kerr, Director General, Canada Education Savings Program;

Christine Nagy, Analyst, Operational Policy and Legislation, Program Operations Division;

Michelle Demery, Director, Programs Division, Office for Disability Issues, Income Security and Social Development Branch .

Department of Finance Canada:

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

Eleanor Ryan, Senior Chief, Financial Institutions Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Jean-François Girard, Chief, Financial Institutions Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Nicolas Moreau, Director, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

James Wu, Chief, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Mark Joshua, Senior Economist, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 (in camera)

As an individual:

Saul Schwartz, Professor and PhD Coordinator, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University.

Ombudsman Banking Services and Investments:

Sarah Bradley, Ombudsman and CEO.

Public Interest Advocacy Centre:

John Lawford, Executive Director and General Counsel.

ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office:

Marshall Schnapp, Ombudsman.

Canadian Bankers Association:

Anthony Polci, Vice President, Government Relations.

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada:

Richard Bilodeau, Director, Supervision and Promotion Branch.

Bank of Canada:

Thérèse Couture, Director, Funds Management and Banking Department;

Toni Gravelle, Chief, Financial Markets Department;

Andrew Kidd, Senior Legal Counsel, Executive and Legal Services Department.


The Honourable David Tkachuk, Chair

The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

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

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The Honourable Senator Oh replaced the Honourable Senator Tannas (December 1, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Tannas replaced the Honourable Senator Lang (November 17, 2016).