Skip to main content Start of content

INDU 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 accessible@parl.gc.ca.

Previous day publication Next day publication

Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 11
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 3:36 p.m. to 5:37 p.m.
Presiding
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)

• Terry Beech (Liberal)
• Greg Fergus (Liberal)
• Gudie Hutchings (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Mathieu Frigon, Analyst
• André Léonard, Analyst
Canadian Space Agency
• Luc Brûlé, Vice President
• Marie-Claude Guérard, Chief Financial Officer
• Sylvain Laporte, President
• Manon Larocque, Acting Director General, Policy
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
• Paul Buron, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Risk Officer
• Michael Denham, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Jérôme Nycz, Executive Vice President, BDC Capital
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on February 23, 2016, the Committee resumed an Overview of the Organizations under Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.

Sylvain Laporte and Michael Denham made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 5:18 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:23 p.m., the sitting resumed in Camera.

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

It was agreed, — That, in relation to Orders of Reference from the House respecting Bills,

(a) the Clerk of the Committee shall, upon the Committee receiving such an Order of Reference, write to each Member who is not a member of a caucus represented on the Committee to invite those Members to file with the Clerk of the Committee, in both official languages, any amendments to the Bill, which is the subject of the said Order, which they would suggest that the Committee consider;

(b) suggested amendments filed, pursuant to paragraph (a), at least 48 hours prior to the start of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill to which the amendments relate shall be deemed to be proposed during the said consideration, provided that the Committee may, by motion, vary this deadline in respect of a given Bill; and

(c) during the clause-by-clause consideration of a Bill, the Chair shall allow a Member who filed suggested amendments, pursuant to paragraph (a), an opportunity to make brief representations in support of them.

It was agreed, — That in relation to the study of the Manufacturing Sector, the proposed budget in the amount of $11,667.40, for the Committee’s travel to Montreal, Quebec from June 2 to 3, 2016, be adopted.

At 5:37 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Roger Préfontaine
Clerk of the Committee