Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Report of the committee

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade has the honour to table its

FIRST REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such matters as were referred to it, tables, pursuant to rule 12-26(2), the following report on expenses incurred for that purpose during the Second Session of the Forty first Parliament:

1.  With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
1,584

SUBTOTAL$1,584







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
5,499

SUBTOTAL$5,499







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0





TOTAL$7,083




2.  With respect to its special study to examine such issues as may arise from time to time relating to foreign relations and international trade generally authorized by the Senate on Thursday, November 21, 2013:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
2,847

SUBTOTAL$2,847







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
2,906

SUBTOTAL$2,906







2015-2016





General Expenses$ 0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$ 0





TOTAL$5,753




3.  With respect to its special study on security conditions and economic developments in the Asia-Pacific region, the implications for Canadian policy and interests in the region, and other related matters authorized by the Senate on Thursday, November 21, 2013:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
6,017

SUBTOTAL$6,017







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Activity
112,238

Witness Expenses
1,889

SUBTOTAL$114,127







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0





TOTAL$120,144




4.  With respect to its special study to examine the potential for increased Canada-United States-Mexico trade and investment, including in growth areas in key resource, manufacturing and service sectors; the federal actions needed to realize any identified opportunities in these key sectors; and opportunities for deepening cooperation at the trilateral level authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, September 23, 2014:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
1,961

SUBTOTAL$1,961







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0





TOTAL$1,961




In addition to the expenses for its studies as set out above, your committee also incurred general postal charges of $19.

During the session, your committee held 67 meetings (114 hours), heard 298 witnesses and submitted 12 reports in relation to its work. Your committee examined 3 bills (C-6, C-20, C-41) and received a total of 10 orders of reference.

Respectfully submitted,

RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK

Chair