HUMA Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Chris Bone and Lyn Hall by videoconference from Prince George, British Columbia, Kenneth Green by videoconference from Calgary, Alberta, Émilie E. Joly by videoconference from Montreal, Quebec, Stéphan Corriveau, Jeff Morrison, Nicolas Luppens and Aluki Kotierk made statements and, with Aqattuaq Kiah Hachey, answered questions.
By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That, notwithstanding the Committee’s routine motion regarding the questioning of witnesses, adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, Hunter Tootoo be permitted to question the witnesses during today’s meeting.
At 12:50 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:52 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Karen Vecchio moved, — That the Committee conduct a study on a Canadian “National Seniors Framework”;
That the study focus on the percentage of the Canadian population that are seniors and the need to prepare for this quickly changing demographic;
That the study be conducted immediately following the current study on “poverty reduction strategies”;
That the study consist of at least ten (10) sessions; and, that the findings be reported to the House.
After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, Pierre Poilievre, Karen Vecchio, Bob Zimmer — 4;
NAYS: Anju Dhillon, Wayne Long, Yves Robillard, Dan Ruimy, Ramesh Sangha — 5.
At 12:59 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.