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Meeting No. 7
Thursday, December 6, 2007

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage met in a televised session at 11:13 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Gary Schellenberger, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Hon. Jim Abbott, Dave Batters, Hon. Mauril Bélanger, Gord Brown, Ed Fast, Hon. Hedy Fry, Luc Malo, Maria Mourani, Francis Scarpaleggia, Gary Schellenberger, Hon. Andy Scott and Bill Siksay.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Marion Ménard, Analyst; Lara Trehearne, Analyst.


Witnesses: As an individual: Hubert T. Lacroix, Designated President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)/Radio-Canada.

Pursuant to Standing Orders 110 and 111, the Committe commenced consideration of the Order in Council appointment of Hubert T. Lacroix to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) / Radio-Canada which was referred to the Committee on November 19, 2007.

Hubert T. Lacroix made a statement and answered questions.


On motion of Mauril Bélanger, it was agreed, that the Chair report to the House that the Committee has examined the qualifications and competence of Hubert T. Lacroix as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)/ Radio-Canada and finds him competent to perform the duties of the position to which he has been appointed.


At 12:50 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jacques Lahaie
Clerk of the Committee

2008/01/24 10:51 a.m.