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

Issue No. 32 - Evidence - January 31, 2018

OTTAWA, Wednesday, January 31, 2018


The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 4:32 p.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Douglas Black, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Black, Maltais, Marwah, Ringuette, Stewart Olsen, Tannas and Wallin (7).

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 Thursday, November 23, 2017, the committee began its consideration of Bill S-237, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (criminal interest rate).


The Honourable Senator Pierrette Ringuette, sponsor of the bill.

The chair made a statement.

The Honourable Senator Ringuette made a statement.

At 4:53 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Barbara Reynolds
Clerk of the Committee