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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 13
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 3:28 p.m. to 5:03 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Andy Fillmore, Chair (Liberal)

• Todd Doherty for David Yurdiga (Conservative)
• Hon. Kevin Sorenson for Arnold Viersen (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Mayra Perez-Leclerc, Analyst
• Tonina Simeone, Analyst
Department of Health
• Keith Conn, Assistant Deputy Minister, Regional Operations
• Scott Doidge, Director General, Non-Insured Health Benefits, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
• Leila Gillis, Director, Primary Health Care Systems Division
• Sony Perron, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
• Tom Wong, Executive Director, Office of Population and Public Health
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee proceeded to a briefing with the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch.

Sony Perron made a statement and, with Scott Doidge, Leila Gillis and Keith Conn, answered questions.

At 4:31 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:40 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on March 8, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the declaration of health emergency by First Nations communities in Northern Ontario.

The Committee commenced consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to Orders of Reference from the House respecting Bills, (a) the Clerk of the Committee shall, upon the Committee receiving such an Order of Reference, write to each Member who is not a member of a caucus represented on the Committee to invite those Members to file with the Clerk of the Committee, in both official languages, any amendments to the Bill, which is the subject of the said Order, which they would suggest that the Committee consider; (b) suggested amendments filed, pursuant to paragraph (a), at least 48 hours prior to the start of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill to which the amendments relate shall be deemed to be proposed during the said consideration, provided that the Committee may, by motion, vary this deadline in respect of a given Bill; and (c) during the clause-by-clause consideration of a Bill, the Chair shall allow a Member who filed suggested amendments, pursuant to paragraph (a), an opportunity to make brief representations in support of them.

At 4:49 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:51 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

At 5:03 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michelle Legault
Clerk of the Committee