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

Issue No. 31 - Evidence - December 13, 2017

OTTAWA, Wednesday, December 13, 2017


The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 4:18 p.m., in room 257, East Block, the deputy chair, the Honourable Carolyn Stewart Olsen, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Dagenais, Gold, Marwah, Ringuette, Stewart Olsen, Tannas, Tkachuk, Unger, Wallin and Wetston (10).

In attendance: Andrew Barton, Analyst, 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 Thursday, November 23, 2017, the committee continued 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. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 29.)


Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board:

Paul Schneider, Head of Corporate Governance, Public Equities.

The deputy chair made a statement.

Mr. Schneider made a statement and answered questions.

At 4:46 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 5:37 p.m., the Honourable Senator Wallin was removed from the membership of the committee and the Honourable Senator Gold was added to the membership.

At 6:05 p.m., the committee resumed.

The deputy chair made a statement.

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk moved:

That the committee not proceed with clause by clause study and that clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C- 25 be postponed until Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

After debate, the question being put on the motion, it was adopted on the following vote:


The Honourable Senators

Dagenais, Stewart Olsen, Tannas, Tkachuk, Unger — 5


The Honourable Senators

Gold, Marwah, Ringuette, Wetston — 4

At 6:08 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Lynn Gordon
Clerk of the Committee