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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 37
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 11:16 a.m. to 1:43 p.m.
Presiding
Larry Maguire, Vice-Chair (Conservative)

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• Marion Ménard, Analyst
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta
• Bert Crowfoot, General Manager
Neepawa Banner, Neepawa Press, Rivers Banner
• Ken Waddell, Publisher
Northern News Services Ltd.
• Mikle Langenhan, Associate Editor, Kivalliq News
• Casey Lessard, Editor, Nunavut News/North
• Bruce Valpy, Managing Editor
The Chronicle Herald
• Mark Lever, President, Chief Executive Officer
Facebook Inc.
• Kevin Chan, Head, Public Policy, Facebook Canada
• Marc Dinsdale, Head, Media Partnerships, Facebook Canada
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the media and local communities.

At 11:17 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:10 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 12:10 p.m., Hon. Hedy Fry took the Chair.

It was agreed, — That the Committee continue to sit until 1:30 p.m.

Bert Crowfoot, Ken Waddell, Casey Lessard and Mark Lever, by videoconference from Halifax, Nova Scotia, made statements and, with Bruce Valpy by videoconference from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, answered questions.

At 1:08 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:09 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Kevin Chan made a statement and, with Marc Dinsdale, answered questions.

At 1:43 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Jean-François Lafleur
Clerk of the Committee