Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce
Issue No. 8 - Minutes of Proceedings - October 6, 2016
OTTAWA, Thursday, October 6, 2016
The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at
10:30 a.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable David
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 continued its study and report on the
development of a national corridor in Canada as a means of enhancing and
facilitating commerce and internal trade.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada:
Adam Scott, Director, Business and Regulatory Analysis, Telecommunications
Policy Branch, Strategic Policy Sector;
Andre Arbour, Manager, Business and Regulatory Analysis, Telecommunications
Policy Branch, Strategic Policy Sector.
The chair made a statement.
Mr. Scott made a statement and, together with Mr. Arbour, answered questions.
At 11:26 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.