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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, November 21, 2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018

Issue No. 49

Second, third and fourth meetings:
Subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 3, 4, 6, 7 and 10 of Part 4 of Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures

and

Twenty-third meeting:
Study on the present state of the domestic and international financial system


WITNESSES

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 (noon meeting)

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada:

Mark Schaan, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector;

Martin Simard, Director, Copyright and Trademark Policy Directorate, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector;

Patrick Blanar, Senior Policy Analyst, Patent Policy Directorate, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector.

Canadian Heritage:

Kelly Beaton, Acting Director General, Creative Marketplace and Innovation Branch;

Kahlil Cappuccino, Director, Copyright Policy, Creative Marketplace and Innovation Branch.

National Research Council Canada:

Christopher Johnstone, Director General, National Programs and Business Services.

Copyright Board of Canada:

Robert A. Blair, Chair;

Nathalie Théberge, Vice Chair and Chief Executive Officer;

Gilles McDougall, Secretary General;

Sylvain Audet, General Counsel.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 (afternoon meeting)

As individuals:

Casey M. Chisick, Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP;

Jeremy de Beer, Full Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa;

Howard P. Knopf, Counsel, Macera & Jarzyna LLP, Moffat & Co., and Patent TM Agents;

Richard Gold, Professor, McGill University (by video conference);

Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy, University of Ottawa;

Michael A. Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa.

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada:

Patrick Smith, President;

Adam Kingsley, Executive Director.

Canadian Intellectual Property Council:

Scott Smith, Senior Director, Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy, Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Department of Finance Canada:

Justin Brown, Director, Financial Stability, Capital Markets Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Manuel Dussault, Senior Director, Framework Policy, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Olivier Paradis-Béland, Senior Economist, Framework Policy, Financial Institutions Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Lynn Hemmings, Acting Director General, Financial Systems Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Maxime Beaupré, Director, Financial Crimes Policy, Financial Systems Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch;

Safeena Alarakhia, Senior Advisor, Financial Systems Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch.

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada:

Theresa Hinz, Managing Director, Legislative Policy, Interpretations and Compliance, Regulatory Affairs Division.

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation:

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

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada:

Mark Schaan, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector.

As an individual:

Mora Johnson, Barrister and Solicitor.

Transparency International Canada:

James Cohen, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Douglas Black, Chair

The Honourable Carolyn Stewart Olsen, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Dagenais, Day, *Day (or Mercer), Deacon (Nova Scotia), *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), (or Mitchell), Klyne, *Smith (or Martin), Tannas, Tkachuk, 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 Klyne replaced the Honourable Senator Duffy (November 22, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Duffy replaced the Honourable Senator Klyne (November 21, 2018).