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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 35
Monday, June 7, 2021, 11:02 a.m. to 12:59 p.m.
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

• Yves Perron (Bloc Québécois)
Library of Parliament
• Bashar Abu Taleb, Analyst
• Offah Obale, Analyst
• Louis Plamondon, M.P., Bécancour—Nicolet—Saurel
As an individual
• Patrick Taillon, Professor, Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, Université Laval
Bloc Québécois
• Marc-André Roche, Researcher
Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance
• Dan Darling, President
• Claire Citeau, Executive Director
Canadian Cattlemen's Association
• Bob Lowe, President
• Fawn Jackson, Director, International and Government Relations
Dairy Farmers of Canada
• Pierre Lampron, President
Les Producteurs de lait du Québec
• Daniel Gobeil, President
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, March 10, 2021, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-216, An Act to amend the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act (supply management).

Louis Plamondon made a statement and, with Marc-André Roche, answered questions.

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

At 11:47 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Patrick Taillon, Dan Darling, Bob Lowe, Pierre Lampron and Daniel Gobeil made statements and, with Claire Citeau and Fawn Jackson, answered questions.

At 12:28 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:35 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Friday, October 23, 2020, the committee resumed its study of investor-state dispute settlement mechanisms: selected impacts.

The committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

At 12:48 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: “Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Some Considerations for Canada”.

It was agreed, — That the Chair, clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee request that the government table a comprehensive response to the report.

It was agreed, — That dissenting or supplementary opinions be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the clerk of the committee, no later than 12:00 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021.

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

It was agreed, — That the analysts and the clerk, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a news release for publication on the committee’s website and for distribution upon presentation of the report to the House.

At 12:59 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee