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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 14
 
Monday, February 25, 2008
 

The Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development met at 3:35 p.m. this day, in Room 362, East Block, the Vice-Chair, Jean Crowder, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Harold Albrecht, Rod Bruinooge, Jean Crowder, Nancy Karetak-Lindell, Marc Lemay, Yvon Lévesque, Todd Norman Russell and Chris Warkentin.

 

Acting Members present: Hon. Larry Bagnell for Hon. Anita Neville and Brent St. Denis for Tina Keeper.

 

Associate Members present: Ken Epp and Bradley R. Trost.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mary Hurley, Analyst.

 

Witnesses: Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs: Debbie Abbott, Director, Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council. Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs: Jody Woods, Research Director.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, December 10, 2007, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-30, An Act to establish the Specific Claims Tribunal and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
 

Debbie Abbott made a statement and, with the other witness, answered questions.

 

At 5:17 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:19 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget [Budget A: Bill C-30] in the amount of $ 130,200, for the period February-March 2008, be adopted and that the Chair present the said budget to the Budget Subcommittee of the Liaison Committee.

 

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget [Budget B: Aboriginal Achievement Awards Gala] in the amount of $ 1,997, for the Committee’s travel to Toronto on March 7, 2008 be adopted and that the Chair present the said budget to the Budget Subcommittee of the Liaison Committee.

 

It was agreed, — That attendees be either Members or Associate Members of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

 

At 5:27 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Bonnie Charron
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2008/02/26 3:53 p.m.