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Meeting No. 10
Tuesday, June 13, 2006

The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development met at 3:34 p.m. this day, in Room 269, West Block, the Chair, Kevin Sorenson, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Diane Bourgeois, Peter Goldring, Francine Lalonde, Deepak Obhrai, Bernard Patry, Kevin Sorenson, Peter Van Loan and Hon. Bryon Wilfert.


Acting Members present: Nina Grewal for Bill Casey, Wayne Marston for Alexa McDonough and Brent St. Denis for Hon. Keith Martin.


Other Members present: Hon. Peter MacKay.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Gerald Schmitz, Principal; James Lee, Analyst.


Witnesses: Middle Powers Initiative: The Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell, Former Prime Minister of Canada; Hon. Douglas Roche, Chairman; Thomas Graham, Ambassador and Chairman, Bipartisan Security Group; Jonathan Granoff, President, Global Security Institute. Parliamentary Centre: Robert Miller, Executive Director; Joseph Kira, Program Director, Canada.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee proceeded to a briefing session with The Middle Powers Initiative.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 4:32 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:36 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on May 10, 2006, the Committee resumed a study of Canada's role in complex international interventions that involve multiple foreign policy instruments focusing on Canada's efforts in Haiti.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 5:02 p.m., Bernard Patry took the Chair.


At 5:06 p.m., Kevin Sorenson took the Chair.


At 5:37 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Angela Crandall
Clerk of the Committee

2007/10/18 3:06 p.m.