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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 127
Monday, November 5, 2018, 3:32 p.m. to 5:32 p.m.
Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Isabelle Brideau, Analyst
• Olivier Leblanc-Laurendeau, Analyst
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
• Dominique Girard, Vice-President, Corporate Branch, Nunavut
• Mélissa Desrochers, Director, Government Relations, Corporate Branch
Mining Association of Canada
• Brendan Marshall, Vice-President, Economic and Northern Affairs
Northern Air Transport Association
• Glenn Priestley, Executive Director
Nunatsiavut Government
• Johannes Lampe, President
• Kate Mitchell, First Minister
Northwestel Inc.
• Curtis Shaw, President
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, September 24, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of Northern infrastructure projects and strategies.

Dominique Girard, Brendan Marshall and Glenn Priestley made statements and, with Mélissa Desrochers, answered questions.


Cathy McLeod moved, — That, considering the government’s omnibus legislation, Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures; and considering the statement in the Ministers’ mandate letters from the Prime Minister that Ministers be held accountable by parliamentary committees; officials from the Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, and the Department of Indigenous Services Canada, appear before the Committee on November 7, 2018 for a briefing on amendments to the First Nations Land Management Act and the First Nations Fiscal Management Act, and a briefing on the Addition of Lands to Reserves and Reserve Creation Act; and that the Committee submit recommendations and amendments to the Standing Committee on Finance to be considered during its clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

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

At 4:38 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Curtis Shaw, by videoconference from Whitehorse, Yukon, and Johannes Lampe made statements and, with Kate Mitchell, answered questions.

At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee