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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 108
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 8:43 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Alexandre Gauthier, Analyst
• Geneviève Gosselin, Analyst
Canada Border Services Agency
• Martin Bolduc, Vice-President, Programs Branch
• Johny Prasad, Director, Program Compliance and Outreach, Programs Branch
• Scott Taymun, Director General, Transformation and Border Infrastructure and Renewal Directorate
Department of Transport
• Christian Dea, Director General, Transportation and Economic Analysis, Chief Economist
• Sandra LaFortune, Director General, International Relations and Trade Policy
• Martin McKay, Director, Transportation Infrastructure Programs (West)
• David McNabb, Director General, Surface Transportation Policy
• Patrick Gosselin, Director, Port Policy
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Canadian transportation and logistics strategy.

Sandra LaFortune made a statement and, with David McNabb, Martin McKay, Patrick Gosselin and Christian Dea, answered questions.

At 9:41 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:47 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Martin Bolduc and Johny Prasad made statements and, with Scott Taymun, answered questions.

At 10:31 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:33 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That employees of the Canada Consulate in Seattle be permitted to join the Committee for its meeting and site visit with the Port of Seattle on Friday, September 28, 2018.

It was agreed, — That, notwithstanding any routine motion, during meetings of the Committee outside of Ottawa, the Chair shall not entertain any substantive motion.

It was agreed, — That members be permitted to submit additional witness suggestions for the study of the Canadian transportation and logistics strategy (trade corridors) as the study unfolds.

At 10:45 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marie-France Lafleur
Clerk of the Committee