ENVI Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Beth MacNeil and Matt Parry made statements and, with Anne-Hélène Mathey, Tony Lemprière, Werner Kurz, by videoconference from Victoria, British Columbia, Vincent Ngan, John Fox and Javier Gracia-Garza, answered questions.
Mike Lake gave notice of the following motions:
That the Committee undertake a study of Clean Growth and Climate Change in Canada: Carbon Pricing, and that the study consist of no less than six meetings with witnesses.
That the Committee undertake a study on the egregious environmental violations of Volkswagen to determine why the Canadian Government has not taken any action on this issue.
That the Committee invite the Minister of the Environment to appear before the Committee at any time over the next two weeks to answer questions on the Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19.
Mike Lake moved, — That,
(a) the Minister of Environment and Climate Change appear before the Committee to discuss the Committee’s study of Clean Growth and Climate Change in Canada: Forestry, Agriculture and Waste; and,
(b) in the event the Minister appears before the Committee with regards to Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19, the request in (a) be considered to have been fulfilled.
Julie Dzerowicz moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Mike Bossio, Julie Dzerowicz, Darren Fisher, Joe Peschisolido, Francis Scarpaleggia — 5;
NAYS: Ziad Aboultaif, Michael Cooper, Mike Lake, Wayne Stetski — 4.
Questioning of the witnesses resumed.
At 5:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.