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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 4
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 3:32 p.m. to 5:40 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Andy Fillmore, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Mayra Perez-Leclerc, Analyst
• Tonina Simeone, Analyst
Library of Parliament
• Alex Smith, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee proceeded to a briefing with the Library of Parliament.

At 4:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:36 p.m., the sitting resumed in a televised session.

Nisga'a Lisims Government
• Jim Aldridge, Legal Counsel
• Kevin McKay, Chairperson, Co-Chair of the Land Claims Agreements Coalition
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.
• James T. Arreak, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Services
• Cathy Towtongie, President, Co-Chair of the Land Claims Agreements Coalition
Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation
• Eric Fairclough, Chief
Council of Yukon First Nations
• Ruth Massie, Grand Chief
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, the Committee proceeded to a briefing with the Land Claims Agreements Coalition.

Charlie Angus gave oral notice of the following motion:

That the Committee undertake a study of the state of the health emergency declared in communities of the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation and the Mushkegowuk Council regions; that the Community leaders of the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation, the Mushkegowuk Council, and Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day be invited to appear; and that the Committee report its findings to the House.

Cathy Towtongie, Kevin McKay, Ruth Massie and Eric Fairclough made statements and with Jim Aldridge answered questions.

At 5:31 p.m., David Yurdiga took the Chair.

At 5:40 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michelle Legault
Clerk of the Committee