Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce
Issue No. 21 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 30, 2017
OTTAWA, Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met in camera this day at 11:15 a.m., in room 9,
Victoria Building, the deputy chair, the Honourable Carolyn Stewart Olsen, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Day, Downe, Maltais, Marwah, Ringuette, Stewart
Olsen, Tannas, Tkachuk, Unger, Wallin and Wetston (11).
Other senators present: The Honourable Senators Omidvar and Pratte (2).
In attendance: Adriane Yong, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft agenda (future business).
It was agreed that the following special study budget application (cyber security and cyber fraud), for the fiscal year
ending March 31, 2018, be approved for submission to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and
ACTIVITY 1: CONFERENCE: WALL STREET JOURNAL PRO CYBERSECURITY EXECUTIVE
NEW YORK, NEW YORK,
DECEMBER 13, 2017
At 11:27 a.m., the committee suspended.
At 11:30 a.m., the committee resumed in public.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, November 23, 2017, the committee began its
examination of Bill C-25, An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the
Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, and the Competition Act.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, P.C., M.P., Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada:
John Knubley, Deputy Minister;
Mark Schaan, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch.
The deputy chair made a statement.
Minister Bains made a statement and, together with Mr. Schaan, answered questions.
At 12:24 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee