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Meeting No. 14
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage met at 11:00 a.m. this day, in Room 228, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Gordon Brown, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Ray Boughen, Gordon Brown, Hon. Stéphane Dion, Rick Dykstra, Ted Falk, Jim Hillyer, François Lapointe, Irene Mathyssen, Pierre Nantel and John Weston.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Michael Dewing, Analyst; Marion Ménard, Analyst.


Witnesses: Society for Reproduction Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers in Canada: Alain Lauzon, General Manager. Connect Music Licensing: Victoria Shepherd, Executive Director. Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists: Brad Keenan, Director, Recording Artists’ Collecting Society; David Faber, Canadian Musician, Faber Drive. Association québécoise de l'industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo (ADISQ): Solange Drouin, Vice-President of Public Affairs and Executive Director. Canadian Independent Music Association: Stuart Johnston, President; Shauna de Cartier, Chair. Music BC Industry Association: Robert D'Eith, Executive Director.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, December 5, 2013, the Committee resumed its review of the Canadian music industry.

Alain Lauzon, Victoria Shepherd, Brad Keenan and David Faber made statements and answered questions.


At 12:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:07 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Solange Drouin, Stuart Johnston, Shauna de Cartier and Robert D'Eith, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, made statements and answered questions.


At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Emma-Leigh Boucher
Clerk of the Committee

2014/03/27 2:01 p.m.