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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 124
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 3:29 p.m. to 5:01 p.m.
Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair (Liberal)


Library of Parliament
• Olivier Leblanc-Laurendeau, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
Office of the Auditor General
• Jerome Berthelette, Assistant Auditor General
• Joe Martire, Principal
• Maria Pooley, Director
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
• Jean-François Tremblay, Deputy Minister
• Paul Thoppil, Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Officer, Indigenous Services and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
• Shannon Nix, Director General, Education Branch
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Rachel Wernick, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Skills and Employment Branch
• Stephanie Hébert, Assistant Deputy Minister, Program Operations Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, June 14, 2018, the Committee commenced its study of the of the Spring 2018 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada.

Jerome Berthelette, Jean-François Tremblay and Rachel Wernick made statements and, with Joe Martire, Maria Pooley, Shannon Nix and Stephanie Hébert answered questions.

At 4:32 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:37 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $35,500.00, for the study on Northern infrastructure projects and strategies, be adopted.

At 5:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee