INAN Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Sylvia Johnson, by teleconference from Peace River, Alberta, Susan Bobbi Herrera and Heather Bear made statements and answered questions.
Cathy McLeod moved, — That, considering that Bill C-428, An Act to amend the Indian Act (publication of by-laws) and to provide for its replacement, received Royal Assent in the 2nd Session of the 41st Parliament, the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs appear before the Committee no later than Friday, February 10, 2017, for a briefing on the work undertaken by the Department in collaboration with First Nations and other interested parties to develop new legislation to replace the Indian Act; and that the Committee report to the House a summary of the Minister’s testimony.
After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.
Questioning of the witnesses resumed.
At 10:16 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.