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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 5
Thursday, March 18, 2021, 3:07 p.m. to 5:23 p.m.
Raj Saini, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Scott McTaggart, Analyst
• Simon Richards, Analyst
Canadian Propane Association
• Nancy Borden, Board Chair and Owner, Vancouver Island Propane Services
• Dan Kelly, Past Chair and Chief Financial Officer, Dowler-Karn Limited
• Mark Mundy, Member and Vice-President, Logistics, NGL Supply Co. Ltd.
• Shawn Vammen, Member and Senior Vice-President, Superior Gas Liquids, Superior Plus
Explorers and Producers Association of Canada
• Tristan Goodman, President
Laborers' International Union of North America
• Joseph S. Mancinelli, International Vice-President, Central and Eastern Canada Regional Manager
• Jason McMichael, Director of Government and Community Relations, LiUNA Local 1089
Canada's Building Trades Unions
• Sean Strickland, Executive Director
As an individual
• Pierre-Olivier Pineau, Professor, Chair in Energy Sector Management, HEC Montréal
Pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, February 16, 2021, the committee resumed its study of the economic relationship between Canada and the United States.

Joseph Mancinelli and Sean Strickland made statements and, with Jason McMichael, answered questions.

At 4:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Pierre–Olivier Pineau, Nancy Borden, Dan Kelly and Tristan Goodman made statements and, with Mark Mundy, answered questions.

At 4:50 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:55 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That the Second Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, which read as follows, be concurred in:

Your Subcommittee met on Thursday, March 18, 2021, to consider to consider the business of the Committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:

1. That the draft work plan relating to US Buy America procurement rules, requirements and policies be adopted.

2. That officials accompanying the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade remain for the second hour of the meeting on Thursday, April 1, 2021.

3. That the second hour of the April 8, 2021 meeting be dedicated to non-governmental witnesses for the Buy America segment of the study.

4. That the deadline for witnesses be Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 4 p.m.

The committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the analysts for a draft report.

It was agreed, — That the committee invite representatives from the Michigan Legislature to address the committee on the topic of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, and that the Chair make the necessary arrangements to hold the meeting on or before Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

At 5:23 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Committee