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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 52
Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:04 a.m. to 12:58 p.m.
Presiding
Bryan May, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Elizabeth Cahill, Analyst
• Mayra Perez-Leclerc, Analyst
Women Building Futures
• JudyLynn Archer, Former Chief Executive Officer and Director
National Council of Women of Canada
• Karen Dempsey, President
Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology
• Liette Vasseur, President and Professor at Brock University
As an individual
• Melodie Ballard
• Anna Nienhuis
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the Committee resumed 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).

Anna Nienhuis by videoconference from Langley, British Columbia, Liette Vasseur by videoconference from St. Catharines, Ontario, Karen Dempsey by videoconference from Halifax, Nova Scotia, JudyLynn Archer by videoconference from Edmonton, Alberta and Melodie Ballard made statements and answered questions.

At 12:58 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Julie Geoffrion
Clerk of the Committee