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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 39
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 11:04 a.m. to 12:41 p.m.
Randy Hoback, Vice-Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Alexandre Gauthier, Analyst
• Simon Richards, Analyst
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
• Peter Denley, National Grievance Officer
• Louis Century, Associate Lawyer, Goldblatt Partners LLP
Soy Canada
• Jim Everson, Executive Director
Canadian Sugar Institute
• Sandra Marsden, President
Retail Council of Canada
• Jason McLinton, Senior Director
Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance
• Ruth Salmon, Executive Director
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, the Committee resume its Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Public Consultation.

Ruth Salmon, Sandra Marsden, Peter Denley, Jason McLinton and Jim Everson made statements and, with Louis Century, answered questions.

At 11:43 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:44 a.m., the sitting resumed.

At 12:26 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:31 p.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 study of factors, including unfair dumping practices, that are impacting the ability of Canada’s steel industry to compete internationally; that the study consist of at least four meetings; and that the Committee report its findings to the House.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of Canada's steel industry, members of the Committee submit to the Clerk of the Committee, by Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 12:00 p.m., their prioritized lists of witnesses.

At 12:41 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Rémi Bourgault
Clerk of the Committee