Foreign Affairs – June 12, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Foreign Affairs – June 12, 2014

Senators begin the meeting on Bill C-20, the Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act, with Peter Iliopoulos from Gildan Activewear Inc., James Bannantine from Aura Minerals Inc. and Jennifer Moore from MiningWatch Canada. Senators then hear from the International Trade Minister Ed Fast as he explains that Bill C-20 is a concrete demonstration of the government’s commitment to an ambitious pro-trade plan and is part of their strategy for engagement with the Americas. The committee ends with clause-by-clause consideration of the bill. (June 12, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-20 received royal assent on June 19.