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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 152
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 3:32 p.m. to 5:32 p.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.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, March 29, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of remuneration models for artists and creative industries.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

At 4:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:34 p.m., the sitting resumed in a public and televised session.

• Hon. Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism
Department of Canadian Heritage
• Andrew Francis, Chief Financial Officer
• Hélène Laurendeau, Deputy Minister
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 7, 2019, the Committee commenced its study of the subject matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2018-19: Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Canadian Heritage.

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


Pierre Nantel moved, — That the Committee take interest in our cultural industries and in the challenges of the digitization of the economy, and undertake a study on interim measures which could be adopted in the short term to support the Canadian cultural and media system; and that the Committee make recommendations and report its findings to the House before June 1, 2019.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Steven Blaney, Joël Godin, Pierre Nantel, Martin Shields — 4;

NAYS: Randy Boissonnault, Pierre Breton, Anju Dhillon, Gordie Hogg, Wayne Long — 5.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Graeme Truelove
Clerk of the Committee