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Meeting No. 5
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

The Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development met at 9:02 a.m. this day, in Room 536, Wellington Building, the Chair, Bruce Stanton, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Harold Albrecht, Hon. Mauril Bélanger, Rob Clarke, Jean Crowder, Marc Lemay, Yvon Lévesque, LaVar Payne, Greg Rickford, Todd Norman Russell and Bruce Stanton.


Acting Members present: Hon. Jim Abbott for John Duncan and Hon. Anita Neville for Hon. Larry Bagnell.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mary Hurley, Analyst; Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst.


Witnesses: Statistics Canada: Jane Badets, Director, Social and Aboriginal Statistics Division; Cathy Connors, Assistant Director, Social and Aboriginal Statistics Division. First Nations Statistical Institute: Carla Di Giusto, Senior Policy Analyst; Mark S. Dockstator, Chairman.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on February 10, 2009, the Committee commenced its study of Statistics Canada and the First Nations Statistical Institute.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 10:29 a.m., the sitting was suspended.


At 10:35 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 Committee study the Supplementary Estimates (C) 2008-2009 on Tuesday, March 10, 2009.


It was agreed, — That Committee members send their suggestions for a substantive study to the Clerk of the Committee by Thursday, March 5, 2009, in preparation for a future business meeting on Thursday, March 12, 2009.


At 10:51 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Graeme Truelove
Clerk of the Committee

2009/03/10 9:41 a.m.