Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce
Issue No. 4 - Minutes of Proceedings - April 13, 2016
OTTAWA, Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at
4:32 p.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable David
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Bellemare,
Black, Campbell, Enverga, Greene, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., Massicotte, Ringuette,
Smith (Saurel), Tannas and Tkachuk (11).
Other senators present: The Honourable Senators Day and Wallin (2).
In attendance: Brett Stuckey and Dylan Gowans, 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 Tuesday, February
16, 2016, the committee continued its study on the issues pertaining to internal
barriers to trade (For complete text of the order of reference, see
proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 2.)
Environment and Climate Change Canada:
John Moffet, Director General, Environmental Stewardship Branch.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce:
Ryan Greer, Director, Transportation and Infrastructure Policy.
Canadian Federation of Independent Business:
Monique Moreau, Director, National Affairs.
The chair made a statement.
Ms. Moreau, Mr. Greer and Mr. Moffet each made a statement and answered
At 5:46 p.m., the committee suspended.
At 5:47 p.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera
to consider a draft agenda (future business).
At 6 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Acting Clerk of the Committee