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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 114
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 1:06 p.m. to 2:01 p.m.
Hon. Mark Eyking, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Bashar Abu Taleb, Analyst
• Simon Richards, Analyst
• Hon. Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Tim Sargent, Deputy Minister for International Trade
• Steve Verheul, Assistant Deputy Minister, Trade Policy and Negotiations
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee proceeded to a briefing on the Canada-United States trade relationship.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.


Randy Hoback moved, — That the Committee meet next week for two meetings of four hours to hear from witnesses who will be impacted by the tariffs that are going to be applied against them to provide the Committee with a good understanding of what Canadian companies and businesses will go through as these tariffs are applied.

Linda Lapointe moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 0.

At 2:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee