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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 35
 
Tuesday, May 31, 2005
 

The Standing Committee on Official Languages met in a televised session at 9:09 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C Centre Block, the Chair, Pablo Rodriguez, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Guy André, Stéphane Bergeron, Françoise Boivin, Jean-Claude D'Amours, Marc Godbout, Yvon Godin, Guy Lauzon, Pablo Rodriguez, Andrew Scheer, Hon. Raymond Simard and Maurice Vellacott.

 

Acting Members present: Joe Preston for Guy Lauzon.

 

Associate Members present: Hon. Don Boudria.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Marion Ménard, Analyst.

 

Appearing: Hon. Liza Frulla, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

 

Witnesses: Department of Canadian Heritage: Michel Francoeur, General Counsel and Director, Legal Services; Hubert Lussier, Director General, Official Languages Support Programs.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, April 13, 2005, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act (promotion of English and French).
 

The Minister made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

 

At 10:42 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

 

At 10:46 a.m., the Committee resumed sitting in camera.

 
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.
 

It was agreed, — That the budget in the amount of $ 10,075 for a study on Bill S-3 starting May 10, 2005, be adopted.

 

At 10:59 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Mark D'Amore
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
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