Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Issue No. 40 - Minutes of Proceedings - March 1, 2018
OTTAWA, Thursday, March 1, 2018
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, Cools, Cordy,
Dawson, Greene, Housakos, Massicotte, Oh and Saint-Germain (11).
Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Cormier (1).
In attendance: Marion Ménard, Nadia Faucher and Chantal Beaubien, 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)
Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Germany:
Ronald Grätz, Secretary General (by video conference).
The chair made a statement.
Mr. Grätz made a statement and answered questions.
At 11:34 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee