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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 74
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 11:02 a.m. to 12:57 p.m.
Hélène Laverdière, Vice-Chair (NDP)

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• Brian Hermon, Analyst
• Scott McTaggart, Analyst
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Mark Berman, Director General, Consular Policy
• Mark Gwozdecky, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Security and Political Affairs
• Lisa Helfand, Director General, Consular Operations
• Heather Jeffrey, Assistant Deputy Minister, Consular, Emergency Management and Security
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 9, 2017, the Committee commenced its study of the Provision of assistance to Canadians in difficulty abroad (Consular Affairs).

Heather Jeffrey made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 12:53 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:56 p.m., the sitting resumed.

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

It was agreed, — That the Committee host a working dinner with Ojars Kalninš, Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee of the 12th Saeima (Latvian Parliament), on Monday, October 30, 2017.

At 12:57 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Angela Crandall
Clerk of the Committee