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Meeting No. 62
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development met in camera at 8:47 a.m. this day, in Room 228, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Chris Warkentin, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Stella Ambler, Hon. Carolyn Bennett, Dennis Bevington, Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, Jonathan Genest-Jourdain, Carol Hughes, Brent Rathgeber, Greg Rickford, Kyle Seeback and Chris Warkentin.


Acting Members present: Alain Giguère for Jean Crowder.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Norah Kielland, Analyst; Tonina Simeone, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development: Kris Johnson, Senior Director, Lands Modernization; Andrew Saranchuk, Assistant Deputy Minister, Resolution and Indian Affairs Sector; Roy Gray, Director, Indian Moneys, Estates and Treaty Annuities; Brenda Kustra, Director General, Governance Branch; Nathalie Nepton, Director, Band Governance Directorate. Justice Canada: Martin Reiher, Senior Counsel, Operations and Programs Section.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, December 5, 2012, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-428, An Act to amend the Indian Act (publication of by-laws) and to provide for its replacement.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 10:00 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:05 a.m., the sitting resumed.

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

At 10:18 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee

2013/03/14 3:17 p.m.