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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 67
Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 11:01 a.m. to 12:27 p.m.
Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Isabelle Brideau, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 106(2), the Clerk of the Committee presided over the election of a Vice-Chair.

On motion of Arnold Viersen, it was agreed, — That Cathy McLeod be elected First Vice-Chair of the Committee.

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
• Perry Billingsley, Associate Deputy Minister, Treaties and Aboriginal Government
• Stephen Gagnon, Director General, Specific Claims Branch, Treaties and Aboriginal Government
• Julie Mugford, Senior Director, Modern Treaty Implementation Office, Implementation Branch, Treaties and Aboriginal Government
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the Committee commenced its study on specific claims and comprehensive land claims agreements.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

Cathy McLeod gave notice of the following motion:

That pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee immediately undertake a study on the long term impacts of this summer's wildfires on First Nations communities; that this study be comprised of no less than two meetings; and that witnesses include, but are not limited to, the Minister of Indigenous services and the Chair of the Ad Hoc Cabinet Committee on Federal Recovery Efforts for 2017 Wildfires; and that the Committee report its findings to the House.

At 12:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:10 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the Committee hold an informal meeting with a delegation from Australia on Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

It was agreed, — That the Committee proceed with the clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-17 on Thursday, October 5, 2017 and that the amendments be submitted to the Clerk of the Committee no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2017 and distributed to members in both official languages.

At 12:27 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee