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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 66
Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 5:20 p.m. to 9:32 p.m.
In Camera
Presiding
Hon. Hedy Fry, Chair (Liberal)

• Sean Casey (Liberal)
• Arif Virani (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Marion Ménard, Analyst
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
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.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

At 5:50 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:55 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 7:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:39 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 8:19 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:13 p.m., the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That the Committee applaud the work of Marion Ménard on the report.

It was agreed, — That the draft report be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Change and Churning in Canadian Media".

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That, in addition to the 50 copies printed by the House, the Committee print 450 additional copies of the report with a special cover.

It was agreed, — That the Committee append to its report supplementary/dissenting opinions from members of the Conservative Party and New Democratic Party, provided that each is no more than 10 pages in length and is submitted electronically to the Clerk of the Committee in both official languages, no later than noon on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the government table a comprehensive response to the report.

It was agreed, — That a news release be prepared by the analysts and the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, for publication on the Committee's website and for distribution upon presentation of the report to the House.

It was agreed, — That the Clerk of the Committee make the necessary arrangements for a press conference to be held after tabling of the Committee’s report to the House.

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

It was agreed, — That the Committee do now adjourn.

At 9:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Andrew Bartholomew Chaplin
Clerk of the Committee