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

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18

Chair: The Honourable DOUGLAS BLACK

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Issue No. 39

Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)


Eighteenth meeting:
Study on the present state of the domestic and international financial system


Fifth meeting:
Study on new and emerging issues for Canadian importers and exporters in North American and global markets


Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Bank of Canada:

Stephen S. Poloz, Governor;

Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor.

The chair made a statement.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Wilson Center:

Laura Dawson, Director, Canada Institute (by video conference).

Macdonald-Laurier Institute:

Philip Cross, Senior Fellow.

As an individual:

Lai-King Hum, Principal/Senior Lawyer, Hum Law Firm.


The Honourable Douglas Black, Chair

The Honourable Carolyn Stewart Olsen, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Dagenais, *Day (or Mercer), Frum, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), (or Mitchell), Marwah, Ringuette, *Smith (or Martin), Tkachuk, Unger, Wallin, Wetston, *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 Frum replaced the Honourable Senator Tannas (April 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dagenais replaced the Honourable Senator Maltais (April 19, 2018).