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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 107
Thursday, May 3, 2018, 8:46 a.m. to 10:46 a.m.
In Camera
Julie Dabrusin, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
• Erin Virgint, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a preliminary submission for travel to communities in British Colombia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario and Northern Québec with regard to the Committee's study on Indigenous participation in sport to be submitted to the Subcommittee on Budgets of the Liaison Committee before Friday, May 4, 2018.

At 8:53 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 8:55 a.m., the sitting resumed in public.
Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA)
• Heather Allin, Chair, National Women's Committee
• Ferne Downey, President, International Federation of Actors
• Catherine Benoit, General Director
YWCA Québec
• Angèle Bouffard, Coordinator of leadership programs
Université Laval
• Sophie Brière, Professor
Art Toronto
• Susannah Rosenstock, Director
As an individual
• Tammy Schirle, Professor, Department of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
• Margot Young, Professor of Law, University of British Columbia
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of gender parity on the boards and senior leadership levels of Canadian artistic and cultural organizations.

Heather Allin, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Ferne Downey, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Susannah Rosenstock and Sophie Brière made statements and answered questions.

At 9:51 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:55 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Margot Young, by videoconference from Vancouver, British-Colombia, Catherine Benoit, Tammy Schirle, by videoconference from Kitchener, Ontario, and Angèle Bouffard made statements and answered questions.

At 10:46 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee