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

Issue No. 9 - Minutes of Proceedings - October 27, 2016

OTTAWA, Thursday, October 27, 2016


The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 10:31 a.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable David Tkachuk, presiding.

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

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

In attendance: Brett Capstick and Michaël Lambert-Racine, 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. (For the complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 8.)


As an individual:

Ian Satchwell, Senior Fellow, Perth USAsia Centre (by video conference).

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Satchwell made a statement and answered questions.

At 11:45 a.m., the committee suspended.

At 11:48 a.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera to consider a draft agenda (future business).

At 11:54 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Lynn Gordon

Clerk of the Committee