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Meeting No. 58
Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology met at 3:31 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, David Sweet, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Robert Bouchard, Peter Braid, Serge Cardin, Bernard Généreux, Mike Lake, Hon. Dan McTeague, Anthony Rota, David Sweet, Dave Van Kesteren and Mike Wallace.


Acting Members present: Siobhan Coady for Marc Garneau, Rodger Cuzner for Hon. Dan McTeague, Hon. John McKay for Hon. Dan McTeague, Louis Plamondon for Serge Cardin, Todd Norman Russell for Hon. Dan McTeague and Peter Stoffer for Brian Masse.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mathieu Frigon; Dillan Theckedath, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Industry: Marie-Josée Thivierge, Assistant Deputy Minister, Small Business, Tourism and Marketplace Services; Richard Saillant, Director General, Investment Review and Strategic Planning Branch. Department of Justice: Pierre Legault, Assistant Deputy Minister.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, the Committee commenced its study of the Investment Canada Act.

On motion of Mike Wallace, it was agreed, — That the proposed operational budget in the amount of $ 5875, for the Committee's study on the recent decisions of the CRTC concerning the billing practices of internet service providers be adopted.


Mike Lake moved, — That, after hearing the Minister of Industry on the recent decisions of the CRTC concerning the billing practices of internet service providers, on March 1, 2011, the Committee resume its study of the Investment Canada Act for the next three meetings.

Debate arose thereon.


At 3:42 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:43 p.m., the sitting resumed.


The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:YEAS: Peter Braid, Bernard Généreux, Mike Lake, Dave Van Kesteren, Mike Wallace — 5; NAYS: Robert Bouchard, Serge Cardin, Siobhan Coady, John McKay, Anthony Rota, Peter Stoffer — 6.


Marie-Josée Thivierge made a statement and, with Richard Saillant and Pierre Legault, answered questions.


At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jean Michel Roy
Clerk of the Committee

2011/05/09 4:02 p.m.