Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce
Issue No. 18 - Minutes of Proceedings - April 6, 2017
OTTAWA, Thursday, April 6, 2017
The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 10:34 a.m., in room 9, Victoria
Building, the chair, the Honourable David Tkachuk, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Black, Day, Massicotte, Moncion, Patterson, Tannas,
Tkachuk and Wetston (8).
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.)
Simon O'Byrne, Vice President, Planning (by video conference).
The chair made a statement.
Mr. O'Byrne made a statement and answered questions.
At 11:31 a.m., the committee suspended.
At 11:33 a.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera to consider a draft agenda (future
At 11:35 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee