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Meeting No. 33
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Standing Committee on Official Languages met at 8:45 a.m. this day, in Room C-110, 1 Wellington Street, the Chair, the Hon. Michael D. Chong, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Robert Aubin, Hon. Mauril Bélanger, Ray Boughen, Hon. Michael D. Chong, Yvon Godin, Jacques Gourde, Dan Harris, Costas Menegakis, Élaine Michaud, Bernard Trottier, John Weston and John Williamson.


Acting Members present: Ruth Ellen Brosseau for Yvon Godin.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Lucie Lecomte, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Public Works and Government Services: Donna Achimov, Chief Executive Officer, Translation Bureau; Diane Lorenzato, Assistant Deputy Minister, Human Resources Branch; Marc Olivier, Manager, Translation Bureau, Linguistic Services Division. Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario: Jeff Moore, Vice-President, Policy, Partnerships and Performance Management; Susan Anzolin, Director General, Innovation and Economic Development. Canadian Parents for French: Lisa Marie Perkins, President, National Office; Robert Rothon, Executive Director, National Office. Canadian Youth for French: Justin Morrow, Founder and Executive Director.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(f) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, September 29, 2011, the Committee resumed its study on the evaluation of the Roadmap: improving programs and service delivery.

Donna Achimov, Marc Olivier, Jeff Moore, Lisa-Marie Perkins and Justin Morrow made statements and, with Susan Anzolin and Robert Rothon, answered questions.


At 9:58 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:00 a.m., the sitting resumed.


The Committee resumed consideration of the evaluation of the Roadmap: improving programs and service delivery. Questioning of the witnesses resumed.


At 10:46 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Simon Larouche
Clerk of the Committee

2012/03/27 1:13 p.m.