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

Issue No. 22 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 6, 2017

OTTAWA, Tuesday, June 6, 2017


The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met in camera this day at 2:34 p.m., in room 356-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable David Tkachuk, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Black, Campbell, Carignan, P.C., Day, Enverga, Massicotte, Moncion, Ringuette, Tannas, Tkachuk, Unger, Wallin and Wetston (13).

Other senators present: The Honourable Senators Marshall and Woo (2).

In attendance: Adriane Yong 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 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.)

Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee proceeded to consider a draft report.

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 2:53 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 4:01 p.m., the committee resumed in camera to continue its consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed that the draft report, as amended, be adopted, and that the chair be authorized to table the report in the Senate, at the earliest opportunity.

At 4:29 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Shaila Anwar

Clerk of the Committee