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

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

Chair: The Honourable DAVID TKACHUK

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Issue No. 14

Fourth and fifth meetings:

Bill S-224, An Act respecting payments made under construction contracts


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

As an individual:

Gerald D. Chipeur, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP.

Department of Justice Canada:

Louis Davis, Senior Counsel, Constitutional, Administrative and International Law Section;

Christopher Meszaros, Counsel, Public Services and Procurement Canada Legal Services.

As individuals:

R. Bruce Reynolds, Chair, International Projects Group, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (by video conference);

Sharon C. Vogel, National Leader, Construction Law, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (by video conference).


The Honourable David Tkachuk, Chair

The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Black, Campbell, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Enverga, Greene, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), MacDonald, Massicotte, Moncion, Plett, Ringuette, Smith, Wallin, Wetston

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The Honourable Senator MacDonald replaced the Honourable Senator Marshall (February 16, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Marshall replaced the Honourable Senator Manning (February 15, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Manning replaced the Honourable Senator Tannas (February 13, 2017).