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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 81
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 3:36 p.m. to 4:36 p.m.
Hon. Mark Eyking, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Karine Parenteau, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Simon Richards, Analyst
• Pascal Tremblay, Analyst
Office of the Auditor General
• Michael Ferguson, Auditor General of Canada
• Richard Domingue, Principal
• Philippe Le Goff, Director
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced its study of Report 2 - Customs Duties, of the Spring 2017 Report of the Auditor General of Canada.

Michael Ferguson made a statement and, with Richard Domingue and Philippe Le Goff, answered questions.

At 4:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:31 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $13,100, for the study of Progressive Canadian Enterprises and SMEs through International Electronic Commerce, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $13,100, for the study of Multiculturalism and International Trade, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That in relation to the study of trade relationship between Canada and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the proposed preliminary submission for the Committee’s travel to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand during winter 2018, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That during the meeting held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, the Committee do not consider substantive motions or Committee Business.

At 4:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee