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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 29
 
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
 

The Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development met in a televised session at 11:02 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Bruce Stanton, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Hon. Larry Bagnell, Hon. Mauril Bélanger, Rob Clarke, Jean Crowder, Earl Dreeshen, John Duncan, Marc Lemay, Yvon Lévesque, LaVar Payne, Greg Rickford, Todd Norman Russell and Bruce Stanton.

 

Acting Members present: Shelly Glover for LaVar Payne.

 

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

 

Witnesses: Assembly of First Nations: Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, National Chief; Karen Campbell, Senior Policy Analyst, Strategic Policy, Planning and Law. Native Women's Association of Canada: Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, President; Karen Green, Executive Director. Congress of Aboriginal Peoples: Betty Ann Lavallée, National Chief; Roger J. Hunka, National Bilateral Director; Alastair MacPhee, Representative.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, October 1, 2009, the Committee commenced its study of the priorities and objectives of the Assembly of First Nations.
 

Shawn A-in-chut Atleo made a statement and answered questions.

 

At 11:58 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, October 1, 2009, the Committee commenced its study of the priorities and objectives of the Native Women's Association of Canada.
 

Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, made a statement and answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $ 63 763, for the Committee’s travel to Nunavut for the study on Northern economic development, 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 in the amount of $ 97 038, for the Committee’s travel to the Yukon and Northwest Territories for the study on Northern economic development, be adopted and that the Chair present the said budget to the Budget Subcommittee of the Liaison Committee.

 

At 12:56 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:05 p.m., the sitting resumed.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, October 1, 2009, the Committee commenced its study of the priorities and objectives of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples.
 

Betty Ann Lavallée made a statement and answered questions.

 

At 1:53 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Graeme Truelove
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
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