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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 53
Monday, March 20, 2017, 3:38 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
In Camera
Presiding
Deborah Schulte, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Penny Becklumb, Analyst
• Tim Williams, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on February 25, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of federal protected areas and conservation objectives.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

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

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Taking Action Today: Establishing Protected Areas for Canada’s Future".

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

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

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

It was agreed, — That the analysts and the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a news release 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 on Friday, March 24, 2017, after the presentation of the report to the House.

It was agreed, — That the Committee print 100 additional colour copies of the Report.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, March 22, 2016 and section 343 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 25, 2016, the Committee resumed the statutory review of the Act.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of a summary of evidence.

At 5:35 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee