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Meeting No. 59
Tuesday, May 1, 2007

The Standing Committee on International Trade met in a televised session at 11:07 a.m. this day, in Room 269, West 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 and Lui Temelkovski.


Acting Members present: Ken Epp for Ted Menzies and Rob Merrifield for Dean Allison.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Michael Holden, Analyst.


Witnesses: Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada: David C. Adams, President. Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters: Mary Anderson, President. Council of Canadians: Maude Barlow, National Chairperson. Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters: Carol Osmond, Senior Policy Advisor.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed its study of Canada-U.S. Trade and Investment Issues and the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP).

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 12:46 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:50 p.m., the sitting resumed.


The Committee proceeded to sit in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the Committee hold a meeting on Canada US Trade and Investments and Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) on May 10, 2007 from 11 am to 1 pm.


It was agreed, — That the opposition parties invite two witnesses from the list of four names suggested by Peter Julian and the Government invite two other witnesses.


At 1:06 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Normand Radford
Clerk of the Committee

2007/06/27 2:17 p.m.