The Standing Committee on International Trade met in a televised session at 12:37 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Leon Benoit, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Guy André, Leon Benoit, Hon. Mark Eyking, Helena Guergis, Peter Julian, Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, John Maloney and Lui Temelkovski.
Acting Members present: Bill Casey for Ted Menzies, Paul Crête for Pierre A. Paquette, Hon. Jay Hill for Pierre Lemieux and Christian Paradis for Ron Cannan.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Michael Holden, Analyst; Elizabeth Kuruvila, Analyst. Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology: Alexandre Roger, Co-Clerk of the Committee.
Witnesses: Council of Saskatchewan Forest Industries: Alan Brander, President. Government of Saskatchewan: Hon. Eldon Lautermilch, Minister, Saskatchewan Forestry Secretariat. Bowater Incorporated: Pierre Monahan, Senior Vice-President and President, Canadian Forest Products Division.
The witnesses made statements and answered questions.
At 1:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
James M. LatimerCommittee Clerk