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

Issue No. 34 - Evidence - February 14, 2018


OTTAWA, Wednesday, February 14, 2018
(87)

[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 4:16 p.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Douglas Black, presiding.

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

In attendance: Adriane Yong and Brett Stuckey, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament; Mila Pavlovic, Communications Officer, Senate Communications Directorate.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, the committee began its examination of new and emerging issues for Canadian importers and exporters in North American and global markets.

WITNESSES:

Export Development Canada:

Peter Hall, Chief Economist.

C.D. Howe Institute:

Jeremy Kronick, Senior Policy Analyst (by video conference).

As individuals:

Walid Hejazi, Associate Professor, International Business, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (by video conference).

Meredith Lilly, Associate Professor and Simon Reisman Chair in International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Kronick made a statement and answered questions.

Mr. Hall made a statement and answered questions.

At 5:15 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 5:17 p.m., the committee resumed.

The chair made a statement.

Ms. Lilly made a statement and answered questions.

Mr. Hejazi made a statement and answered questions.

At 6:11 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Barbara Reynolds
Clerk of the Committee