THE STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, TRADE AND COMMERCE

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS


OTTAWA, Wednesday, May 4, 2022
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 6:29 p.m., in room W110, 1 Wellington St., the chair, the Honourable Pamela Wallin, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Bellemare, Deacon (Nova Scotia), Gignac, Loffreda, Marshall, Massicotte, Ringuette, Smith, Wallin and Woo (10).

Participating in the meeting: Mireille K. Aubé, Procedural Clerk and Debbie Larocque, Administrative Assistant, Committees Directorate; Andrew Barton and Adriane Yong, analysts, Library of Parliament.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, April 28, 2022, the committee began its consideration of the subject matter of those elements contained in Part 1 of Bill S-6, An Act respecting regulatory modernization.

WITNESSES (by videoconference):

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada:

David Spicer, Vice President, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Measurement Canada;

Jennifer Miller, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch.

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:

James van Raalte, Executive Director, Regulatory Policy and Cooperation Directorate.

Canadian Gas Association:

David McConkey, Director, Operations, Safety and Security.

Electricity Canada:

Justin Crewson, Director, Regulatory Affairs and Grid Infrastructure;

Alex Kent, Manager, Regulatory Affairs and Grid Infrastructure.

Jennifer Miller and James van Raalte each made a statement and, together with David Spicer, answered questions.

David McConkey and Justin Crewson each made a statement and, together with Alex Kent, answered questions.

At 8:29 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Kalina Waltos

Clerk of the Committee

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