Thank you, Clerk.
Congratulations to the vice-chairs. Sometimes I might not be here and I will need you to step in. I'll give you my personal cellphone number in case you ever need to call me or if you have questions. I'd appreciate it if I could have your personal number so that I can call you in case I can't be here. That would be a good way to start.
Even though I've been at hundreds of committee meetings, I'm still new as chair, so I won't mind if someone corrects me on procedure. I'm sure the clerk will keep an eye on things.
There are two things I would like to see done today, and the first is routine motions. We have many new MPs here, but we also have many people new to the trade committee. Most committees, after electing their chair and vice-chairs, start off with routine motions. Routine motions effectively set the template for how we are supposed to operate through this Parliament. If we can get through the routine motions all right, I'd like to get some idea of our first meetings.
But we'll get to that later.
My understanding is that there are a couple of different ways to deal with routine motions. I see about 10 motions here. We'll go through them, somebody will make a motion, and then we can pass them. Either I can go through them or they can come from the floor.
How shall we proceed, Clerk? Do we start with—