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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 107
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:28 p.m. to 5:21 p.m.
Presiding
Michael Levitt, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Brian Hermon, Analyst
Hutchins Legal Inc.
• Robin Campbell, Associate
Arctic Athabaskan Council
• Cindy Dickson, Executive Director
Makivik Corporation
• Hon. Charlie Watt, President
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of Canada’s sovereignty in the Arctic.

Cindy Dickson, by videoconference from Whitehorse, Yukon, made a statement and answered questions.

At 3:51 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:51 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Questioning of the witness resumed.

At 4:13 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:17 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Charlie Watt and Robin Campbell made statements and answered questions.

At 5:13 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:16 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced its study of child labour and modern slavery.

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

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "A Call to Action: Ending the Use of All Forms of Child Labour in Supply Chains".

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analysts 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.

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

It was agreed, — That the Committee host an informal lunch for a delegation from the Czech Republic on Monday, October 15, 2018, and that the Committee be authorized to provide hospitality as deemed appropriate.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion concerning the Committee's travel budget to Iqaluit, Nunavut, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, adopted by the Committee on Thursday, May 31, 2018, the Committee be authorized to provide hospitality and working meals, as deemed appropriate, during the trip.

At 5:21 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Committee