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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 148
Monday, April 1, 2019, 4:06 p.m. to 5:33 p.m.
John Aldag, Chair (Liberal)

• Richard Martel for Mark Warawa (Conservative)
• Larry Miller for Mark Warawa (Conservative)
• Yves Robillard for Mike Bossio (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Alexandre Lavoie, Analyst
• Sarah Yakobowski, Analyst
Department of the Environment
• Dany Drouin, Acting Executive Director, Plastics Initiative, International Affairs Branch
• Nancy Hamzawi, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Technology Branch
• Helen Ryan, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Environmental Protection Branch
• Jacinthe Seguin, Director, Plastics Initiative, Environmental Protection Branch
Conseil régional de l'environnement et du développement durable de l'Outaouais
• Benoit Delage, General Director
Smart Prosperity Institute
• Michael Wilson, Executive Director, University of Ottawa
• Usman Valiante, Senior Policy Analyst, Corporate Policy Group
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, the Committee commenced its study of Plastic Pollution.

Helen Ryan made a statement and, with Nancy Hamzawi, Jacinthe Seguin and Dany Drouin, answered questions.

At 4:56 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:59 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Benoit Delage and Michael Wilson made statements and, with Usman Valiante, by teleconference from Toronto, Ontario, answered questions.

At 5:33 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Thomas Bigelow
Clerk of the Committee