The Standing Committee on International Trade met at 11:02 a.m. this day, in Room 268, La Promenade Building, the Chair, the Hon. Rob Merrifield, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Ron Cannan, Raymond Côté, Hon. Wayne Easter, Russ Hiebert, Ed Holder, Gerald Keddy, Hon. Rob Merrifield, Marc-André Morin, Annick Papillon, Bev Shipley and Devinder Shory.
Acting Members present: Don Davies for Mathieu Ravignat, Roxanne James for Ed Holder, Cathy McLeod for Devinder Shory and Wai Young for Russ Hiebert.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Alexandre Gauthier, Analyst.
Witnesses: Council of Canadians: Garry Neil, Executive Director. United Steelworkers: Mark Rowlinson, Labour Lawyer.
Garry Neil and Mark Rowlinson made statements and answered questions.
At 12:27 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:31 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
It was agreed, — That the Committee undertake a study on a Canada-Japan bilateral trade agreement.
At 12:42 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Paul CardegnaClerk of the Committee