Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Issue 26 - Minutes of Proceedings - May 9, 2013
OTTAWA, Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade met
this day, in camera, at 10:30 a.m., in room 705, Victoria Building, the chair,
the Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk,
Ataullahjan, Dawson, De Bané, P.C., Demers, Fortin-Duplessis, Robichaud, P.C.,
Smith, P.C., (Cobourg), Wallace and Wells (10).
In attendance: Natalie Mychajlyszyn and Brian Hermon, Analysts,
Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday,
November 7, 2012, the committee continued its study on economic and political
developments in the Republic of Turkey, their regional and global influences,
the implications for Canadian interests and opportunities, and other related
matters. (For the complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of
the committee, Issue No. 17.)
It was agreed that senators' staff be allowed to stay in the room.
Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee proceeded to consider a draft
At 11:18 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.