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Standing Committee on International Trade
House of Commons / Chambre des communes
Comité permanent du commerce international

For immediate release


NEWS RELEASE


EXTENSION OF THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT COMMENTS ON THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP

Ottawa, April 15, 2016 -

The House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade is extending the deadline for Canadians to submit written comments on the topic of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. Canadians who wish to provide a written submission in the context of the Committee’s TPP public consultation must do so before 23:59 EDT on June 30th, 2016.

The limit on the number of words for written submission has been removed. However, written submissions exceed 10 pages must be accompanied by a summary of no more than 1,500 words. The Committee may decide to translate, distribute and/or publish only the summary.

More information on the process for providing a written submission can be found in the Guide for Submitting Briefs to House of Commons Committees. Written submissions should be emailed to: ciit-tpp-ptp@parl.gc.ca.

Canadians who wish to appear as a witness can make their request at any time during the study. They should provide their name and contact information to the Clerk of the Committee at: ciit-tpp-ptp@parl.gc.ca. An invitation will be extended by the Clerk, on behalf of Committee members, to selected individuals and groups.

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For more information, please contact:
Rémi Bourgault, Clerk of the Standing Committee on International Trade
Tel: 613-944-4364
E-mail: CIIT@parl.gc.ca