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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 144
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 3:19 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Julie Dabrusin, Chair (Liberal)

• Cathy McLeod for Martin Shields (Conservative)
• Cathy McLeod for David Yurdiga (Conservative)
• Marc Miller for Randy Boissonnault (Liberal)
• Brenda Shanahan for Pierre Breton (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
• Erin Virgint, Analyst
Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey
• Blaire Gould, Director of Programs and Services
As individuals
• Onowa McIvor, Associate Professor, Indigenous Education, University of Victoria
• Graham Andrews, Seventh-Generation Michif Knowledge-Keeper, Member of the Métis Nation
First Nations Summit
• Grand Chief Edward John, Political Executive Member
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 20, 2019, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages.

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

The Chair called Clause 2.

Blaire Gould and Onowa McIvor, by videoconference from Victoria, British Columbia, made statements and answered questions.

At 4:15 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:22 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Edward John and Graham Andrews made statements and answered questions.

At 5:15 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Graeme Truelove
Clerk of the Committee