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

Issue No. 9 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 16, 2016


OTTAWA, Wednesday, November 16, 2016
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 4:25 p.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable David Tkachuk, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Enverga, Greene, Manning, Ringuette, Smith and Tkachuk (6).

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.)

WITNESSES:

As an individual:

Jack Mintz, President's Fellow, The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers:

Jonathan Stringham, Manager — Fiscal Policy.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Mintz made a statement and answered questions.

At 5:12 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 5:14 p.m., the committee resumed.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Stringham made a statement and answered questions.

At 5:37 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 5:38 p.m., it was agreed that the committee proceed in camera.

Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera to consider a draft agenda (future business).

At 5:40 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Barbara Reynolds

Acting Clerk of the Committee