Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce
Issue No. 17 - Minutes of Proceedings - March 30, 2017
OTTAWA, Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met in
camera this day at 10:32 a.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the
Honourable David Tkachuk, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Black,
Enverga, Greene, Massicotte, Moncion, Ringuette, Smith, Tannas, Tkachuk,
Wallin and Wetston (11).
In attendance: Michaël Lambert-Racine and Adriane Yong, 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 complete text of the order
of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 8.)
Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft agenda
It was agreed that the committee allow the transcription of the in camera
portion of the meeting, that one copy be kept in the office of the clerk of
the committee for consultation by committee members present and/or by the
committee analysts, and that the transcript be destroyed by the clerk when
authorized to do so by the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, but no
later than at the end of this parliamentary session.
At 11:13 a.m., the committee suspended.
At 11:14 a.m., the committee resumed in public.
At 11:14 a.m., pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate
on Thursday, February 16, 2017, the committee began its study on the current
and emerging issues of the banking sector and monetary policy of the United
The committee considered a draft special study budget application for its
study on the current and emerging issues of the banking sector and monetary
policy of the United States for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018.
Activity 1: Fact Finding Trip to New York, NY
and Washington, DC
At 11:15 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.