None of the the recommendations are very startling. Many seem addressed at the issues raised by Bill C-56, namely giving ex offiio power to customs officials. The timing is thus quite interesting.
There are some useful recommendations, one of which leaps out immediately:
The Committee recommends that the Government of Canada introduceThe report clearly warrants more study and comment.
legislation which amends parts of the Trade-marks Act dealing with
official marks to restrict the scope of official marks to important
national government symbols and to narrow the definition of public
authorities to avoid stifling innovation and distorting markets
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PS - an astute reader has pointed out that the Report misspells "trade-mark" several times - notably using the American spelling "trademark" on about a dozen occasions. Some may find this, too, to be ironic - given the nature of some of the recommendations and where the ideas behind them may have originated from.