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

Issue No. 21 - Evidence - June 1, 2017

OTTAWA, Thursday, June 1, 2017


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 Tkachuk, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Bellemare, Campbell, Carignan, P.C., Day, Enverga, Maltais, Massicotte, Moncion, Omidvar, Ringuette, Tannas, Tkachuk, Unger, Wallin and Wetston (15).

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 Monday, May 8, 2017, the committee continued its examination of the subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 3, 8, 18 and 20 of Part 4 of Bill C-44, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 20.)


As an individual:

Patrick Taillon, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Laval University.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Taillon made a statement and answered questions.

At 11:31 a.m., the committee suspended.

At 11:34 a.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera to consider a draft agenda (future business).

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 12:24 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Lynn Gordon

Clerk of the Committee