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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 39
Friday, November 25, 2022, 1:03 p.m. to 2:52 p.m.
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Bashar Abu Taleb, Analyst
• Andrés León, Analyst
Canadian Labour Congress
• Elizabeth Kwan, Senior Researcher
Canadian Nuclear Association
• John Gorman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Clean Energy Canada
• Mark Zacharias, Executive Director
World Energy GH2
• John Risley, Director
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, the committee resumed its study of potential trade impacts of the United States Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 on certain firms and workers in Canada.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

At 2:34 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 2:39 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108 (2), the committee undertake a study on the impact of non-tariff barriers in existing trade agreements; review other irritants and concerns within existing trade deals such as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP); review the potential of such irritants being negotiated into future agreements; that the committee invite the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development and/or other experts the committee deems relevant; that the committee hold a minimum of five meetings; and that the committee report its findings and recommendations to the House.

At 2:52 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Dancella Boyi
Clerk of the committee