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

Issue No. 10 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 24, 2016


OTTAWA, Thursday, November 24, 2016
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 10:35 a.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable David Tkachuk, presiding.

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

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

In attendance: Michaël Lambert-Racine, Analyst, 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 full text of the order of reference, see Issue No. 8 of the committee proceedings.)

WITNESSES:

Canadian Federation of Agriculture:

Ron Bonnett, President.

Canadian Cattlemen's Association:

John Masswohl, Director of Government and International Relations.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Masswohl and Mr. Bonnett each made a statement and answered questions.

At 11:37 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Lynn Gordon

Clerk of the Committee