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Meeting No. 55
Tuesday, November 6, 2012

The Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities met at 8:48 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Ed Komarnicki, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, Brad Butt, Ryan Cleary, Rodger Cuzner, Joe Daniel, Ed Komarnicki, François Lapointe, Kellie Leitch, Colin Mayes and Phil McColeman.


Acting Members present: Alexandre Boulerice for Chris Charlton and Hon. Laurie Hawn for Devinder Shory.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Sandra Gruescu, Analyst; André Léonard, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Human Resources and Skills Development: Lenore Duff, Senior Director, Strategic Policy and Legislative Reform, Labour Program; Charles Philippe Rochon, Manager, Labour Law Analysis.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted on Thursday, November 1, 2012, the Committee commenced consideration of the subject matter of clauses 219 to 232 (Canada Labour Code) of Bill C-45, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures.

Charles Philippe Rochon made a statement and answered questions.


On motion of Kellie Leitch, it was agreed, — That, following its consideration of the subject matter of clauses 219 to 232 (Canada Labour Code) of Bill C-45, the Committee send a letter to the Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance, informing him that the Committee will not be forwarding any amendments.


At 9:59 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Isabelle Dumas
Clerk of the Committee

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