ETHI Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
The Ministers made statements and answered questions.
Daniel Blaikie moved, — That the Committee, pursuant to Standing Orders 108(2) and 108(3)(h)(vii), undertake a study of the Conflict of Interest Act and other initiatives which relate to the ethical standards of public office holders; that the witnesses invited to appear before the committee in relation to this study include Jon Dugal, Coordinator of Development and Events for the Liberal Party of Canada to testify about his role in the organization of private fundraising events involving Cabinet Ministers; and that the Committee report its findings to the House of Commons.
Pat Kelly moved, — That the motion be amended by replacing all the words after "That the Committee" with :
"pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vi), undertake a study on certain provisions to the Conflict of Interest Act in regards to public office holders' participation in fundraising activities, and that the Coordinator of Development and Events for the Liberal Party of Canada be requested to testify before the Committee on this matter".
Joël Lightbound 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: Bob Bratina, Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Joël Lightbound, Wayne Long, Rémi Massé, Raj Saini — 6;
NAYS: Daniel Blaikie, Matt Jeneroux, Pat Kelly — 3.
The Chair called Vote 1b under Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada.
Suzanne Legault made a statement and, with Layla Michaud, answered questions.
Vote 1b under Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada carried.
ORDERED, — That the Chair report Vote 1b, under Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, in the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-2017, to the House.
At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.