Skip to main content Start of content

INAN Committee Meeting

Notices of Meeting include information about the subject matter to be examined by the committee and date, time and place of the meeting, as well as a list of any witnesses scheduled to appear. The Evidence is the edited and revised transcript of what is said before a committee. The Minutes of Proceedings are the official record of the business conducted by the committee at a sitting.

For an advanced search, use Publication Search tool.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at

Previous day publication Next day publication

Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 75
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 11:01 a.m. to 12:58 p.m.
Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Isabelle Brideau, Analyst
• Brittany Collier, Analyst
• Olivier Leblanc-Laurendeau, Analyst
Office of the Auditor General
• Michael Ferguson, Auditor General of Canada
• Joe Martire, Principal
• James McKenzie, Principal
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
• Joe Wild, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Treaties and Aboriginal Government
• Stephen Gagnon, Director General, Specific Claims Branch, Treaties and Aboriginal Government
• Heather McLean, Director General, Policy Development and Coordination 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 resumed its study on specific claims and comprehensive land claims agreements.

Michael Ferguson made a statement and, with Joe Martire and James McKenzie , answered questions.

At 11:19 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:35 a.m., the sitting resumed.

At 12:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:07 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Joe Wild made a statement and, with Stephen Gagnon and Heather McLean, answered questions.

At 12:48 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:50 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 invite the Minister of Indigenous Services and the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs to appear before the Committee, regarding their mandate letters, on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study on the 2017 wildfires in First Nations communities, the members of the Committee submit to the Clerk of the Committee their list of witnesses by Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

At 12:58 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee