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Meeting No. 6
Thursday, November 28, 2013

The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development met at 11:02 a.m. this day, in Room 306, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Harold Albrecht, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Harold Albrecht, Robert Aubin, Colin Carrie, François Choquette, Mylène Freeman, Megan Anissa Leslie, James Lunney, Hon. John McKay, Robert Sopuck, Brian Storseth, Lawrence Toet and Stephen Woodworth.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Penny Becklumb, Analyst; Tim Williams, Analyst. House of Commons: Emma-Leigh Boucher, Procedural Clerk.


Appearing: Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment.


Witnesses: Department of the Environment: Bob Hamilton, Deputy Minister. Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency: Ron Hallman, President. Parks Canada: Alan Latourelle, Chief Executive Officer.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Committee commenced consideration of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-2014: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b and 20b under ENVIRONMENT, referred to the Committee on Thursday, November 7, 2013.

The Chair called Vote 1b under ENVIRONMENT.


The Minister made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


At 12:01 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:05 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Bob Hamilton, Ron Hallman and Alan Latourelle answered questions.


Vote 1b under ENVIRONMENT carried.


The Chair called Vote 5b, under ENVIRONMENT.


Vote 5b under ENVIRONMENT carried.


The Chair called Vote 10b under ENVIRONMENT.


Vote 10b under ENVIRONMENTcarried.


The Chair called Vote 20b under ENVIRONMENT.


Votes 20b under ENVIRONMENT carried.


ORDERED, — That the Chair report Votes 1b, 5b, 10b and 20b under ENVIRONMENT to the House.


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


Christine Holke David
Clerk of the Committee

2013/11/28 4:55 p.m.