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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 2
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 8:56 to 10:09
In Camera
Hon. Hedy Fry, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Marion Ménard, Analyst
• Armine Tchakmakchian, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

At 8:58 a.m. Larry Maguire took the Chair.

At 8:59 , the sitting was suspended.

At 9:00 , the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That the Committee undertake a study of not fewer than ten (10) meetings on how Canadians, and especially local communities, are informed about local and regional experiences through news, broadcasting, digital and print media; the unintended consequences of news media concentration and the erosion of local news reporting and the impact of new media; that the Committee make recommendations and report its findings to the House; and that this motion be studied first by the Committee.

It was agreed, — That the Committee undertake a study to review the state of Canadian museums, with a focus on local and community museums (as opposed to the major national or provincial museums), and that the Committee report its findings to the House; and that this motion be studied second by the Committee.

At 9:16 a.m. Hon. Hedy Fry took the Chair.

It was agreed, — That members of the Committee send their witness lists for the next studies of the Committee no later than Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 5 p.m. .

At 10:09 , the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-François Lafleur
Clerk of the Committee