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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 48
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 3:31 p.m. to 4:55 p.m.
Presiding
Pierre Nantel, Vice-Chair (NDP)

• David Anderson for Larry Maguire (Conservative)
• John Brassard for Hon. Peter Van Loan (Conservative)
• Pam Damoff for Hon. Hedy Fry (Liberal)
• Michel Picard for Dan Vandal (Liberal)
• Sean Casey (Liberal)
• Arif Virani (Liberal)
House of Commons
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Marion Ménard, Analyst
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
As individuals
• Wilma McNeill
• John FitzGerald, Professor
• Dave Geddes, President, Royal Canadian Legion, Kingston, Nova Scotia
Department of Canadian Heritage
• Michel Ruest, Director, Celebration and Commemoration Program
• Joel Girouard, Director, State Ceremonial and Protocol Directorate
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, December 5, 2016, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-311, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day).

Wilma McNeill, Dave Geddes, by teleconference from Kingston, Nova Scotia and John FitzGerald, by videoconference from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, made statements and answered questions.

At 4:34 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:38 p.m., the sitting resumed.

On motion of Michel Picard, it was agreed, — That clause-by-clause consideration take place on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

At 4:55 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Andrew Bartholomew Chaplin
Clerk of the Committee