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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 50
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 11:01 a.m. to 1:02 p.m.
Bryan May, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Mayra Perez-Leclerc, Analyst
• Elizabeth Cahill, Analyst
House of Commons
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
• Mark Gerretsen, M.P., Kingston and the Islands
• Steven Patterson, Parliamentary Assistant, Office of M.P. Mark Garretsen
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Andrew Brown, Executive Director, Employment Insurance Policy, Skills and Employment Branch
• Judith Buchanan, Director, Labour Standards and Wage Earner Protection Program, Compliance, Operations and Program Development, Labour Program
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-243, An Act respecting the development of a national maternity assistance program strategy and amending the Employment Insurance Act (maternity benefits).

Mark Gerretsen made a statement and answered questions.

At 11:32 a.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

At 11:41 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:26 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Andrew Brown made a statement and, with Judith Buchanan, answered questions.

At 1:02 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Julie Geoffrion
Clerk of the Committee