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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 71
Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:25 p.m. to 4:59 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. Mark Eyking, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Alexandre Gauthier, Analyst
• Simon Richards, Analyst
Toyota Canada Inc.
• Stephen Beatty, Vice-President, Corporate
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.
• Scott MacKenzie, Manager, Business Planning and Government Affairs
Honda Canada Inc.
• Hanif Nori, Manager, Government and Environmental Affairs
Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association of Canada
• David Worts, Executive Director
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.

David Worts, by videoconference from Markham, Ontario, made a statement and, with Stephen Beatty, by videoconference from Markham, Ontario, Scott MacKenzie, by videoconference from Markham, Ontario, and Hanif Nori, by videoconference from Markham, Ontario, answered questions.

At 4:13 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:16 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, October 20, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Canadian steel industry’s ability to compete internationally.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "The Canadian Steel Industry’s Ability to Compete Internationally".

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.

It was agreed, — That dissenting and/or supplementary opinions be in Arial 12 point font, single spaced, and be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the Clerk of the Committee, no later than Monday, June 12, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

ORDERED, — That the analysts and the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a news release for publication on the Committee's website and for distribution upon presentation of the report to the House.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the Clerk and the analysts, in consultation with the Chair, prepare tweets on the work of the Committee.

It was agreed, — That the Minister of International Trade and officials from Global Affairs Canada be invited to appear before the Committee to provide an update on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 16, 2017, to study the priorities of Canadian stakeholders having an interest in bilateral and trilateral trade in North America, between Canada, United States and Mexico, the study be extended to include at least four additional meetings with Canadian stakeholders.

At 4:59 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee