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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 120
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 11:01 a.m. to 12:09 p.m.
Presiding
Hon. Mark Eyking, Chair (Liberal)

• Harold Albrecht for Randy Hoback (Conservative)
• Sylvie Boucher for Dean Allison (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Bashar Abu Taleb, Analyst
• Simon Richards, Analyst
GGS Structures Inc.
• Leigh Coulter, President
Essar Steel Algoma Inc.
• Laura Devoni, Manager, Trade and Economics
• Kalyan Ghosh, President and Chief Executive Officer
Tenaris
• David McHattie, Vice-President, Institutional Relations Canada
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed its study of the impact of tariffs on Canadian businesses, companies and workers.

Leigh Coulter, by videoconference from Oakville, Ontario, Kalyan Ghosh and David McHattie made statements and answered questions.

At 11:59 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:02 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of a potential agreement between Canada and the Pacific Alliance, the proposed preliminary submission for the Committee's travel to the Pacific Alliance region during the Winter of 2019, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of the impact of tariffs on Canadian businesses, companies, and workers, the proposed preliminary submission for the Committee’s travel to cities in Ontario and Quebec during the Winter of 2019, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That, notwithstanding the motion adopted on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, the deadline to submit a brief to the Committee for its study of the impact of tariffs on Canadian businesses, companies, and workers be extended to Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

At 12:09 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee