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Meeting No. 21
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development met at 3:31 p.m. this day, in Room 269, West Block, the Chair, Bob Mills, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Bernard Bigras, Nathan Cullen, Luc Harvey, Marcel Lussier, David J. McGuinty, Bob Mills, Hon. Geoff Regan, Francis Scarpaleggia, Maurice Vellacott, Mark Warawa and Jeff Watson.


Acting Members present: Hon. Raymond Chan for Hon. John Godfrey.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Kristen Douglas, Analyst.


Witnesses: Office of the Auditor General of Canada: Ron Thompson, Interim Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development; Richard Arseneault, Principal; Andrew Ferguson, Principal; Mary Anne Strong, Project Leader.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), the Committee commenced consideration of the Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development for the year 2008, referred to the Committee on Thursday, March 6, 2008.

Ron Thompson made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That the Committee proceed to consider its future business.

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

On motion of Nathan Cullen, it was agreed, — That Mark Warawa become a permanent member of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure.


On motion of Nathan Cullen, it was agreed, — That the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure meet immediately following the ajournment of this meeting.


On motion of Nathan Cullen, it was agreed, — That the Committee do now adjourn.


At 4:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Normand Radford
Clerk of the Committee

2008/03/14 12:43 p.m.