Foreign Affairs – March 26, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Foreign Affairs – March 26, 2015

Senior government officials discuss trade promotion with the committee. The following witnesses outline how their departments assist Canadian businesses to succeed globally: federal chief trade commissioner Susan Bincoletto; Shereen Benzvy Miller (an assistant deputy minister at Industry Canada); Michel Bergeron (a senior vice-president at the Business Development Bank of Canada) Johane Séguin (sector vice-president, Export Development Canada); and Anthony Carty (a vice-president at the Canadian Commercial Corporation).

Robert Orr and Caitlin Imrie, respectively an assistant deputy minister and a director general with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, discuss initiatives to make the visa and passport application process more efficient and to facilitate travel and trade. (March 26, 2015)