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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, May 17, 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Issue No. 20

Seventeenth meeting:

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

and

First and second meetings:

Subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 3, 8, 18 and 20 of Part 4 of Bill C-44, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures


WITNESSES

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Department of Finance Canada:

Lisa Pezzack, Director, Financial Systems Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Justin Brown, Chief, Financial Systems Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Manuel Dussault, Chief, Financial Services Trade and Relations, Financial Institutions Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Liane Orsi, Senior Advisor, Financial Institutions Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch.

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation:

Greg Cowper, Managing Director, Policy, Insurance and Emerging Risks.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada:

Patricia Brady, Director General, Investment Review Branch;

Jonathan DeWolfe, Director, Policy and Outreach, Investment Review Branch.

Global Affairs Canada:

Louis Marcotte, Director General, Investment and Innovation, International Business Development, Investment and Innovation;

André LeBlanc, Executive Advisor, Transition Team, International Business Development, Investment and Innovation;

Geneviève Pellerin, Counsel, Legal Service.

Infrastructure Canada:

Glenn Campbell, Assistant Deputy Minister, Infrastructure Finance and Investment, Canada Infrastructure Bank Transition Office;

Shawn Grover, Senior Policy Analyst, Canada Infrastructure Bank Transition Office;

Steve Kuhn, Senior Director, Canada Infrastructure Bank Transition Office.

Department of Finance Canada:

Niko Fleming, Chief, Infrastructure, Sectoral Policy Analyst, Economic Development and Corporate Finance Branch.

As an individual:

Jack Mintz, President's Fellow, The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Canadian Bankers Association:

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

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board:

Andrew Claerhout, Senior Managing Director, Infrastructure and Natural Resources.

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships:

Mark Romoff, President and CEO.

BMO Capital Markets:

Colleen Campbell, Vice-Chair.

Consider Canada City Alliance:

Blair Patacairk, Chair, Government Relations Committee.


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., Enverga, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Marshall, Massicotte, Moncion, Ringuette, *Smith (or Martin), Tannas, 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 Marshall replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (May 16, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Greene was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (May 16, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator Marshall (April 13, 2017).