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Meeting No. 79
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The Standing Committee on International Trade met at 3:42 p.m. this day, in Room 268, La Promenade Building, the Chair, the Hon. Rob Merrifield, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Hon. Ron Cannan, Don Davies, Hon. Wayne Easter, Ed Holder, Gerald Keddy, Hon. Rob Merrifield, Marc-André Morin, Annick Papillon, Jasbir Sandhu, Bev Shipley and Devinder Shory.


Acting Members present: Mark Adler for Russ Hiebert and Shelly Glover for Bev Shipley.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Alexandre Gauthier, Analyst; Pascal Tremblay, Analyst.


Witnesses: Canadian Canola Growers Association: Rick White, General Manager. Canola Council of Canada: Jim Everson, Vice-President, Government Relations. Grey, Clark, Shih and Associates Limited: Peter Clark, President. Grain Growers of Canada: Richard Phillips, Executive Director.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, April 22, 2013, the Committee resumed its study of the benefits for Canada of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Rick White and Jim Everson made statements and answered questions.


At 4:28 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:32 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Peter Clark and Richard Phillips made statements and answered questions.


At 5:18 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:20 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 5:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Paul Cardegna
Clerk of the Committee

2013/06/06 11:41 a.m.