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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 103
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 3:32 p.m. to 5:24 p.m.
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)


Library of Parliament
• David Groves, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
Colleges and Institutes Canada
• Denise Amyot, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Mark Hanna, Associate Dean, The Business School, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Writers' Union of Canada
• John Degen, Executive Director
Association of Canadian Publishers
• Kate Edwards, Executive Director
• Glenn Rollans, President
Canadian Federation of Library Associations
• Katherine McColgan, Executive Director
• Victoria Owen, Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Scarborough
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, December 13, 2017, and section 92 of the Copyright Act, the Committee resumed the statutory review of the Act.

Glenn Rollans, Victoria Owen, John Degen and Denise Amyot made statements and, with Kate Edwards, Mark Hanna and Katherine McColgan, answered questions.

Matt Jeneroux gave notice of the following motion:

That the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology undertake a study over a period of four meetings to review the tax revenue losses to the federal government, including but not limited to royalties, personal and corporate income taxes, and levies, as well as review the fiscal impacts, including loss of business and economic activity, resulting from the construction delays fo the Trans Mountain Expansion Pipeline; that the Committee review the potential long-term federal benefits, including employment opportunities that the project would generate; and that the Committee would report back to the House and make recommendation as to whether or not the Government of Canada declare the Trans Mountain expansion project to the national advantage of Canada and invoke Section 92 (10)(c) of the Constitution of Canada.

At 5:24 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michel Marcotte
Clerk of the Committee