Skip to main content Start of content

FAAE Committee Meeting

Notices of Meeting include information about the subject matter to be examined by the committee and date, time and place of the meeting, as well as a list of any witnesses scheduled to appear. The Evidence is the edited and revised transcript of what is said before a committee. The Minutes of Proceedings are the official record of the business conducted by the committee at a sitting.

For an advanced search, use Publication Search tool.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at accessible@parl.gc.ca.

Previous day publication Next day publication

Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 101
Thursday, June 7, 2018, 3:32 p.m. to 5:22 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. Robert D. Nault, Chair (Liberal)

• Hon. Pierre Poilievre for Hon. Erin O'Toole (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Brian Hermon, Analyst
• Scott McTaggart, Analyst
• Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Arun Thangaraj, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Planning, Finance and Information Technology
• Diane Jacovella, Deputy Minister, International Development
• Shirley Carruthers, Director General, Financial Resource, Planning and Management Bureau
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee resumed consideration of the Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Vote 1 under International Development Research Centre, Vote 1 under International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), referred to the Committee on Monday, April 16, 2018.

The Minister made a statement and, with Arun Thangaraj and Diane Jacovella, answered questions.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:34 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Arun Thangaraj and Diane Jacovella answered questions.

Vote 1 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development carried on division.

The Chair called Vote 5 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

Vote 5 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development carried on division.

The Chair called Vote 10 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development .

Vote 10 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development carried on division.

The Chair called Vote 15 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

Vote 15 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development carried on division.

The Chair called Vote 20 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

Vote 20 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development carried on division.

The Chair called Vote L25 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

Vote L25 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development carried on division.

The Chair called Vote 1 under International Development Research Centre.

Vote 1 under International Development Research Centre carried on division.

The Chair called Vote 1 under International Joint Commission (Canadian Section).

Vote 1 under International Joint Commission (Canadian Section) carried on division.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Vote 1 under International Development Research Centre, Vote 1 under International Joint Commission (Canadian Section) to the House.

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

Ziad Aboultaif gave notice of the following motion:

That the committee:

(1) Recognize that there is an urgent need to bridge the humanitarian/development divide that prevents quality education services from being delivered to millions of out of school children in the most volatile regions in the world;

(2) Note that girls are 2.5 times more likely to be out of school than boys in countries affected by crisis due to the persistence of gender inequality and the additional barriers that girls face in accessing quality education;

(3) Believes that Canada should include a focus on girl’s education and empowerment as an important theme of the 2018 G7 Summit June 8-9 in Charlevoix Quebec;

(4) Acknowledges the lasting, non-partisan commitment of the Government of Canada to improving access to education for women and girls throughout the developing world.

And that the committee report to the House the adoption of this motion.

It was agreed, — That the clerk of the Committee make the necessary arrangements for an informal breakfast meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 with a delegation from Ukraine.

At 5:22 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Committee