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

Issue No. 34 - Evidence - February 15, 2018


OTTAWA, Thursday, February 15, 2018
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 10:30 a.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Douglas Black, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Black, Dagenais, Day, Marwah, Neufeld, Ringuette, Stewart Olsen, Tannas, Unger, Wallin and Wetston (11).

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 continued its examination of new and emerging issues for Canadian importers and exporters in North American and global markets.

WITNESSES:

Canadian Chamber of Commerce:

The Honourable Perrin Beatty, P.C., President and Chief Executive Officer.

Business Council of Canada:

Brian Kingston, Vice President, Policy, International and Fiscal.

Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters:

Joy Nott, President and CEO.

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters:

Mike Holden, Chief Economist.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Beatty made a statement and answered questions.

Mr. Kingston made a statement and answered questions.

At 11:38 a.m., the committee suspended.

At 11:41 a.m., the committee resumed.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Holden made a statement and answered questions.

Ms. Nott made a statement and answered questions.

At 12:13 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Barbara Reynolds
Clerk of the Committee