I need to make a few comments for the benefit of our second panel. Please wait until I recognize you by name before speaking. Please click on the microphone icon to activate your mike, and please mute yourself when you are not speaking.
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On the second panel, we have with us, from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Mark Agnew, senior vice-president, policy and government relations; from the Customs and Immigration Union, Mark Weber, national president; from Destination Northern Ontario, David MacLachlan, executive director; from the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, Beth Potter, president and chief executive officer; and from Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, Lynnette Bain, vice-president, destination development.
Welcome, all of you. We will start with opening remarks and then proceed with rounds of questions.
Please, Mr. Agnew, would you start us off?