Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce

Issue No. 8 - Minutes of Proceedings - October 5, 2016

OTTAWA, Wednesday, October 5, 2016


The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 4:20 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable David Tkachuk, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Black, Campbell, Day, Enverga, Greene, Ringuette, Smith, Tannas and Tkachuk (9).

Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Wallin (1).

In attendance: Michaël Lambert-Racine and Brett Capstick, 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 Wednesday, September 28, 2016, the committee began its study and report on the development of a national corridor in Canada as a means of enhancing and facilitating commerce and internal trade.


The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary:

Andrei Sulzenko, Executive Fellow;

Garret Kent Fellows, Research Associate — Energy and Environmental Policy.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Sulzenko and Mr. Fellows made a statement and answered questions.

At 5:49 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Adam Thompson

Acting Clerk of the Committee