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Meeting No. 37
Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development met in a televised session at 3:29 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Bruce Stanton, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Hon. Larry Bagnell, Rob Clarke, Jean Crowder, Earl Dreeshen, Shelly Glover, Marc Lemay, Yvon Lévesque, Hon. Anita Neville, LaVar Payne, Todd Norman Russell, Bruce Stanton and John Weston.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: James Gauthier, Analyst; Danielle Lussier, Analyst.


Appearing: Hon. John Duncan, P.C., M.P., Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency.


Witnesses: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development: Christine Cram, Assistant Deputy Minister, Education and Social Development Programs and Partnerships Sector; Odette Johnston, Director, Social Programs Reform Directorate.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, March 25, 2010, the Committee commenced its study of First Nations Child and Family Services.

The Hon. John Duncan made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


At 3:55 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), the sitting was suspended.

At 4:21 p.m., the sitting resumed.


At 4:48 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:49 p.m., the sitting resumed.


At 5:26 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Graeme Truelove
Clerk of the Committee

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