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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 97
Thursday, March 1, 2018, 3:30 p.m. to 5:31 p.m.
Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Isabelle Brideau, Analyst
• Olivier Leblanc-Laurendeau, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the proposed supplementary budget in the amount of $1,700.00, for the study on specific claims and comprehensive land claims agreements, be adopted.

Department of the Environment
• Dominique Blanchard, Assistant Deputy Minister, Public and Indigenous Affairs and Ministerial Services Branch
Department of Natural Resources
• Terence Hubbard, Director General, Petroleum Resources Branch, Energy Sector
• Genevieve Carr, Acting Director General, Indigenous Policy and Coordination
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
• Robert Lamirande, Director General, Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation
• Marc Sanderson, Acting Director General, National Strategies, Canadian Coast Guard
Department of Canadian Heritage
• Hubert Lussier, Assistant Deputy Minister, Citizenship, Heritage and Regions
Department of Justice
• Ana Stuhec, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio
• Stefan Matiation, Acting Director General and Senior General Counsel, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
• Brent Parker, Director, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Division
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
• Joe Wild, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Treaties and Aboriginal Government
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 7, 2018, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Ana Stuhec, Joe Wild and Hubert Lussier made statements and, with Stefan Matiation, answered questions.

At 4:31 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Dominique Blanchard, Robert Lamirande and Genevieve Carr made statements and, with Brent Parker, Marc Sanderson and Terence Hubbard, answered questions.

At 5:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee