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Meeting No. 23
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development met in camera at 3:31 p.m. this day, in Room 306, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Harold Albrecht, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Harold Albrecht, Dennis Bevington, Colin Carrie, François Choquette, Mylène Freeman, Hon. John McKay, Robert Sopuck, Brian Storseth, Lawrence Toet and Stephen Woodworth.


Acting Members present: Kirsty Duncan for Hon. John McKay.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Penny Becklumb, Analyst; Tim Williams, Analyst.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, the Committee resumed its study of the water quality of the Great Lakes Basin.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

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

It was agreed, — That the meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 2014, be cancelled.


It was agreed, — That proposed witnesses for the study on the management of municipal solid waste and industrial materials be sent to the Clerk no later than Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 4:00 p.m..


It was agreed, — That on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, the first hour of the meeting be devoted to the consideration of the draft report in relation to its study on the water quality of the Great Lakes Basin.


It was agreed, — That on Thursday, May 29, 2014, the Minister of the Environment appear before the Committee for (1) one hour to discuss the Main Estimates 2014-15; and that the Minister's officials remain at Committee for the following hour; and that this meeting be televised if possible.


It was agreed, — That the Committee append to its report dissenting and/or supplementary opinions, immediately after the signature of the Chair, provided that they are no more than 7 pages in length and be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the Clerk of the Committee, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, 2014.


At 4:34 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Christine Holke David
Clerk of the Committee

2014/05/15 10:31 a.m.