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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 6
Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 11:04 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Deborah Schulte, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Penny Becklumb, Analyst
• Tim Williams, Analyst
Department of Health
• John Cooper, Acting Director General, Safe Environments Directorate
Department of the Environment
• John Moffet, Director General, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced its study of a review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


Darren P. Fisher moved, — That the Committee give Elizabeth May the right to question a witness during Darren P. Fisher's round of questioning time.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the analysts and the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a news release on the topic of the Committee's future studies, and that the press release be considered by the committee prior to publication on the Committee’s website or distribution.

At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Cynara Corbin
Clerk of the Committee