INDU Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Matt Jeneroux gave notice of the following motion:
Given that the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development has been explicitly tasked in his mandate letter from the Prime Minister to “work closely with the Minister of International Trade to help Canadian firms compete successfully in export markets,” and given that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised concerns over Canada’s ability to compete with changes in the United States’ tax regime, that the Committee undertake a study of four meetings to review, among other things : i) the impact of any U.S.-imposed trade restrictions on the affected industries, ii) the impact of Canada’s tax regime on Canadian companies’ ability to compete with foreign-owned companies in Canada and abroad, and iii) the state of private sector investor confidence in Canada.
Caroline Rioux, Wendy Noss, Maureen Parker, Alain Lauzon, Martin Lavallée, Erin Finlay and Stephen Stohn made statements and answered questions.
At 5:50 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.