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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 69
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 3:27 p.m. to 5:01 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. Mark Eyking, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Alexandre Gauthier, Analyst
• Simon Richards, Analyst
Mexican Council on Foreign Relations
• Agustín Barrios Gómez, Co-Chair, Working Group on the Future of North America
Canada West Foundation
• Carlo Dade, Director, Centre for Trade and Investment Policy
Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Mexico
• Armando Ortega, President
As an individual
• Colin Robertson, Vice-President and Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 16, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of priorities of Canadian stakeholders having an interest in bilateral and trilateral trade in North America, between Canada, United States and Mexico.

Armando Ortega, by videoconference from Mexico City, Mexico, Augustìn Barrios Gómez, by videoconference from Mexico City, Mexico, Colin Robertson, by videoconference from Montréal, Quebec, and Carlo Dade, made statements and answered questions.

At 4:53 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:55 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That in relation to the study of priorities of Canadian stakeholders having an interest in bilateral and trilateral trade in North America, between Canada, United States and Mexico, the proposed budget in the amount of $101,550.86, for the Committee’s travel to Mexico City, Mexico; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America; Columbus, Ohio, United States of America; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America, in the fall of 2017, be adopted.

At 5:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee