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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on 
Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Issue No. 35 - Minutes of Proceedings - December 7, 2017

OTTAWA, Thursday, December 7, 2017


The Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade met this day at 10:32 a.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Bovey, Dawson, Greene, Massicotte, Ngo, Oh and Saint-Germain (9).

In attendance: Natalie Mychajlyszyn and Marion Ménard, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on October 26, 2017, the committee continued its study on the impact and utilization of Canadian culture and arts in Canadian foreign policy and diplomacy, and other related matters. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 34.)


Canadian Heritage:

Jérôme Moisan, Director General, Strategic Policy, Planning and Research;

Michel Sabbagh, Director, International Trade.

The chair made a statement

Mr. Moisan made a statement and, together with Mr. Sabbagh, answered questions.

At 11:43 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Marie-Eve Belzile

Clerk of the Committee