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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 115
Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 9:48 a.m. to 12:53 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. Mark Eyking, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Bashar Abu Taleb, Analyst
• Offah Obale, Analyst
Unifor
• Jerry Dias, President
• Angelo DiCaro, Acting Director, Research Department
Patriot Forge Co.
• Robert Dimitrieff, President
ArcelorMittal Dofasco
• Sean Donnelly, President and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Steel Producers Association
• Joseph Galimberti, President
United Steelworkers
• Ken Neumann, National Director for Canada, National Office
• Meg Gingrich, Staff Representative, Research, Public Policy and Bargaining Support, National Office
Canadian Labour Congress
• Emily Norgang, Senior Researcher
• Larry Rousseau, Executive Vice-President
ADF Group Inc.
• James Paschini, General Manager, Production
Owasco Inc.
• Bob Verwey, Sheriff and President
Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association
• Flavio Volpe, President
Canadian Automobile Dealers Association
• John White, President and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
• Mathew Wilson, Senior Vice-President, Policy and Government Relations
Evraz
• Conrad Winkler, President and Chief Executive Officer, North America
Janco Steel Ltd.
• Stephen Young, Senior Commercial Sales and Marketing Manager
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced its study of the impact of tariffs on Canadian businesses, companies and workers.

On motion of Dean Allison, it was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $18,500, for the study of the impact of tariffs on Canadian businesses, companies and workers, be adopted.

On motion of Tracey Ramsey, it was agreed, — That the Committee continue to hear from Canadians on the impact of tariffs on Canadian businesses, companies and workers (in the context of the current Canada-U.S. trade dispute) by inviting affected Canadians to submit briefs to the Committee; that briefs be accepted until Tuesday, July 31, 2018; and that the Committee report its findings to the House.

Sean Donnelly, Flavio Volpe, John White, Bob Verwey and Ken Neumann made statements and answered questions.

At 10:40 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:47 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Larry Rousseau, Joseph Galimberti, Conrad Winkler and Stephen Young made statements and answered questions.

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

At 11:54 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Jerry Dias, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, James Paschini, Mathew Wilson and Robert Dimitrieff made statements and, with Angelo DiCaro, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, answered questions.

At 12:53 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee