Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Issue 24 - Minutes of Proceedings - April 1, 2015
OTTAWA, Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade met
this day at 4:45 p.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable A.
Raynell Andreychuk, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk,
Beyak, Cordy, Downe, Fortin-Duplessis, Johnson, Mockler, Oh, Smith, P.C. (Cobourg)
and Verner, P.C. (10).
In attendance: Blair Armitage, Principal Clerk and Adam Thompson,
Procedural Clerk; James Lee and Pascal Tremblay, Analysts, Parliamentary
Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday,
November 21, 2013, the committee continued its study to examine such issues as
may arise from time to time relating to foreign relations and international
trade generally. (For the complete text of the order of reference, see
proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 10.)
TradeUp Capital Fund:
Kati Suominen, Founder and CEO (by video conference).
Steelworks Design Inc.:
Rhonda Barnet, Vice President Finance (by video conference).
The chair made a statement.
Ms. Suominen and Ms. Barnet each made a statement and answered questions.
At 5:51 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.