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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 53
 
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
 

The Standing Committee on International Trade met in camera at 11:25 a.m. this day, in Room 362, East Block, the Chair, Leon Benoit, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Dean Allison, Guy André, Hon. Navdeep Bains, Leon Benoit, Ron Cannan, Serge Cardin, Peter Julian, Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, Pierre Lemieux, John Maloney, Ted Menzies and Lui Temelkovski.

 

Acting Members present: Ken Epp for Ted Menzies and Joe Preston for Dean Allison.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Peter Berg, Analyst; Michael Holden, Analyst.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed its study of the Canada's Trade Policy.
 

It was agreed on division, — That the Committee approve a budget request of $ 29,698.00 for 6 members and 2 staff to travel to Washington, D.C. from April 25, 2007 till April 27, 2007.

 

It was agreed on division, — That the Committee approve a budget request of $ 138,447.00 for 5 members and 2 staff to travel to Jakarta, Hanoi and Singapore from May 13, 2007 till May 21, 2007.

 

It was agreed on division, — That the Committee approve a budget request of $ 169,393.00 for 5 members and 2 staff to travel to Brussels, Dubai (UAE), Sanaa (Yemen), Doha (Qatar) and Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) from May 10, 2007 till May 21, 2007.

 

It was agreed on division, — That, in addition to the $29,698.00 budget request approved at its meeting of Thursday, March 22, 2007, the Committee approve an additional budget request of $ 3,214.00 for French interpretation for committee travel to Washington, D.C. from April 25, 2007 till April 27, 2007.

 

It was agreed on division, — That, in addition to the $ 138,447.00 budget request approved at its meeting of Thursday, March 22, 2007, the Committee approve an additional budget request of $ 14,486.00 for French interpretation for committee travel to Jakarta, Hanoi and Singapore from May 13, 2007 till May 21, 2007.

 

It was agreed on division, — That, in addition to the $ 169,393.00 budget request approved at its meeting of Thursday, March 22, 2007, the Committee approve an additional budget request of $18,140.00 for French interpretation for committee travel to travel to Brussels, Dubai (UAE), Sanaa (Yemen), Doha (Qatar) and Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) from May 10, 2007 till May 21, 2007.

 

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report on Canada's Trade Policy.

 

It was agreed, — That dissenting or supplementary opinions to annexed to the report be limited to four pages and be submitted to the Clerk's office, in on or both official languages, by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2007.

 

At 1:47 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Normand Radford
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
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