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Meeting No. 1
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage met at 8:49 a.m. this day, in Room 228, La Promenade Building, for the purpose of electing a Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 106(1).


Members of the Committee present: Ray Boughen, Gordon Brown, Hon. Stéphane Dion, Matthew Dubé, Rick Dykstra, Jim Hillyer, François Lapointe, Chungsen Leung, Irene Mathyssen, Pierre Nantel and Blake Richards.


In attendance: House of Commons: Christine Holke David, Procedural Clerk.

Pursuant to Standing Order 106(2), the Clerk of the Committee presided over the election of a Chair.

On motion of Pierre Nantel, it was agreed, — That Gordon Brown be elected Chair of the Committee.

By unanimous consent, Pursuant to Standing Order 106(2), the Clerk of the Committee proceeded to the election of Vice-Chairs.

On motion of Rick Dykstra, it was agreed, — That Pierre Nantel be elected First Vice-Chair of the Committee.


On motion of Blake Richards, it was agreed, — That Stéphane Dion be elected Second Vice-Chair of the Committee.


At 9:03 a.m., Gordon Brown took the Chair.


Matthew Dubé moved, — That in the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, the Chair may receive a motion to move in camera only for the purpose of discussing:

  1. wages, salaries and other employee benefits;
  2. contracts and contract negotiations;
  3. labour relations and personnel matters;
  4. a draft agenda or draft report; and
  5. documents or matters requiring confidentiality, such as national security.

And that furthermore, that all votes taken in camera be recorded in the minutes, including which member voted which way when recorded votes are requested.


It was agreed, — That the debate be now adjourned.


At 8:55 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Emma-Leigh Boucher
Clerk of the Committee

2013/10/29 2:31 p.m.