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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 82
Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 3:40 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Bob Zimmer, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
As an individual
• Nancy Bélanger, Nominee for the position of Commissioner of Lobbying
Pursuant to Standing Order 111.1(1) and the motion adopted on Monday, December 4, 2017, the Committee commenced consideration of the certificate of nomination of Nancy Bélanger to the position of Commissioner of Lobbying, referred to the Committee on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

Nancy Bélanger made a statement and answered questions.


Nathaniel Erskine-Smith moved, — That the Committee report the following to the House:

Your Committee has considered the Certificate of Nomination of Nancy Bélanger, nominee for the position of Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada, referred on Thursday, November 30, 2017, pursuant to Standing Order 111.1(1).

Your Committee has considered the proposed appointment of Nancy Bélanger as Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada and reports its recommendation that she be confirmed by the House of Commons as Canada's Commissioner of Lobbying.

Debate arose thereon.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 7; NAYS: 0.

At 4:34 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:39 p.m., the sitting resumed.

As an individual
• Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vii) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, the Committee resumed its study on net neutrality.

Michael Geist made a statement and answered questions.

At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Hugues La Rue
Clerk of the Committee