The Standing Committee on International Trade met at 12:10 p.m. this day, in Room C-120, 1 Wellington Street, the Chair, the Hon. Rob Merrifield, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Don Davies, Hon. Wayne Easter, Russ Hiebert, Ed Holder, Gerald Keddy, Hon. Rob Merrifield, Marc-André Morin, Annick Papillon, Jasbir Sandhu and Bev Shipley.
Acting Members present: Dan Albas for Ron Cannan and Jay Aspin for Devinder Shory.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Alexandre Gauthier, Analyst.
Witnesses: MiningWatch Canada: Jennifer Moore, Latin America Program Coordinator. Escuela Nacional Sindical: Juan Diego Gonzalez Rúa, Researcher. University of Ottawa: Carlo Dade, Senior Fellow, School of International Development and Global Studies. Association of Colombian Flower Exporters: Augusto Solano, President.
Juan Diego Gonzalez Rúa, by videoconference from Medellin, Colombia, Augusto Solano, by videoconference from Bogota, Colombia, Jennifer Moore and Carlo Dade made statements and answered questions.
At 1:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Paul CardegnaClerk of the Committee