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Meeting No. 42
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology met at 11:02 a.m. this day, in Room 8-53, 131 Queen Street, the Chair, David Sweet, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: John Carmichael, Joe Daniel, Cheryl Gallant, Hon. Mike Lake, Brian Masse, Annick Papillon, Hon. Judy Sgro, David Sweet and Mark Warawa.


Acting Members present: Rodger Cuzner for Hon. Judy Sgro and Mike Sullivan for Peggy Nash.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mathieu Frigon, Analyst; Édison Roy-César, Analyst. House of Commons: David-Andrés Novoa, Legislative Clerk.


Witnesses: House of Commons: Joe Preston, Elgin—Middlesex—London. Statistics Canada: Wayne Smith, Chief Statistician of Canada. Department of Industry: Mitch Davies, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Sector.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, March 11, 2015, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-625, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (removal of imprisonment).

Joe Preston and Wayne Smith made statements and answered questions.


At 11:33 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:34 a.m., the sitting resumed.


The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.


Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), consideration of Clause 1, Alternative Title, was postponed.

The Chair called Clause 2.


Clause 2 carried.


Clause 3 carried.


Clause 4 carried.


Clause 5 carried.


Clause 1, Alternative Title, carried.


The Title carried.


The Bill carried.


ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Bill to the House.


At 11:35 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Roger Préfontaine
Clerk of the Committee

2015/05/21 12:11 p.m.