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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 48
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 9:05 a.m. to 10:35 a.m.
Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair (Liberal)

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• Sara Fryer, Analyst
• Norah Kielland, Analyst
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
• Serge Beaudoin, Director General, Sector Operations Branch, Regional Operations Sector
• Renetta Siemens, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Accounting and Material Management, Chief Financial Officer Sector
• Paul Thoppil, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Financial Officer Sector
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the Committee commenced its study of Default Prevention and Management Policy.

Paul Thoppil made a statement and, with Renetta Siemens and Serge Beaudoin, answered questions.

At 10:13 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:16 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the Third Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, which read as follows, be concurred in:

Your Subcommittee met on Tuesday, March, 7, 2017, to consider the business of the Committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:

1. That briefs submitted to the Committee in relation to the study of default prevention and management policy be no more than 3,000 words in length.

2. That the revised work plan in relation to the Committee’s study of default prevention and management policy be adopted.

3. That, notwithstanding the routine motion adopted Thursday, February 4, 2016, the time allotted for opening statements in relation to the Committee’s study of default prevention and management policy be limited to a maximum of 30 minutes total per one hour panel, with the time being split evenly among the witnesses at the discretion of the Chair.

4. That the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair and the analysts, prepare a draft budget for the Committee’s study of default prevention and management policy for consideration by the Committee.

At 10:35 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Grant McLaughlin
Clerk of the Committee