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
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.