CIIT Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Levi Wood, by videoconference from Regina, Saskatchewan, Brian Innes, Dan Darling and Hans Kristensen made statements and, with John Masswohl and Gary Stordy, answered questions.
At 4:47 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:52 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
It was agreed, — That the Committee undertake a study of at least two (2) meetings on multiculturalism and trade, specifically to examine the impact of diaspora communities on trade and economic growth in Canada, the economic benefits of diversity and inclusion in trade, how Canadians successfully trade with their countries of origin, how diaspora drives exports, and, ways the federal government can support trade of this nature.
It was agreed, — That the Committee undertake a study of the opportunities for progressive Canadian enterprises and small and medium-sized canadian entreprises (SMEs) through electronic commerce.
At 5:06 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.