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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 105
Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 8:47 a.m. to 10:41 a.m.
Hon. Mark Eyking, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Bashar Abu Taleb, Analyst
• Simon Richards, Analyst
Armstrong Fluid Technology
• Robert Dietrich, Chief Financial Officer
Fisheries Council of Canada
• Paul Lansbergen, President
Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association
• Mark Nantais, President
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of a potential Canada–Mercosur free trade agreement.

Robert Dietrich, Mark Nantais and Paul Lansbergen, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, made statements and answered questions.

At 9:46 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:50 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Export Development Canada
• David Bhamjee, Vice-President, Corportate Communications and Public Affairs
• Benoit Daignault, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Martine Irman, Chair, Board of Directors
Pursuant to Standing Orders 110 and 111 and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the Committee commenced consideration of the Order in Council appointment of Martine M. Irman to the position of Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Export Development Canada, referred to the Committee on Friday, February 2, 2018.

Martine Irman made a statement and, with Benoit Daignault and David Bhamjee, answered questions.

At 10:26 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:29 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee undertake a review of the Comprehensive & Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership, to examine how the new agreement compares to the original Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement; and that this review begin before a bill implementing the agreement is referred to the Committee by the House, to ensure that a thorough review will allow for prompt approval or amendment of an eventual bill.

At 10:41 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee