Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Transcripts & Minutes

A committee’s proceedings are the printed edited transcripts, available in both English and French, of the testimony received by the committee. While separate issues are often prepared for each meeting of a committee, at times a number of meetings may be contained in one issue. Also, a single issue will sometimes deal with more than one order of reference.


Organization Meeting and Future Business


The study on the growing importance of the Asia-Pacific region for Canada


Bill C-22, An Act to implement the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction


The consequences for Canada of the emerging European Monetary Union and other related trade and investment matters


Bill S-16, An Act to implement an agreement between Canada and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, an agreement between Canada and the Republic of Croatia and a convention between Canada and the Republic of Chile, for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.


Future business and only meeting a delegation of the Council of the Nation of Algeria


Bill C-52, An Act to Implement the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty


Joint Meeting with the House of Commons Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade: The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights


Bill S-22, An Act authorizing the United States to preclear travellers and goods in Canada for entry into the United States for the purposes of customs, immigration, public health, food inspection and plant and animal health


Joint meeting with the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade concerning nuclear disarmament issues


Bill C-35, An Act to amend the Special Import Measures Act and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act


The ramifications to Canada:

1. of the changed mandate of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Canada's role in NATO since the demise of the Warsaw Pact, the end of the Cold War and the recent addition to membership in NATO of Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic;

and

2. of peacekeeping, with particular reference to Canada's ability to participate in it under the auspices of any international body of which Canada is a member