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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 119
Thursday, May 31, 2018, 3:44 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)

Liberal

Library of Parliament
• David Groves, Analyst
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
Canadian Council of Archives
• Nancy Marrelli, Special Advisor, Copyright
Professional Writers Association of Canada
• Christine Peets, President
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.

Motion

Matt Jeneroux moved, — That the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology undertake a study of four meetings to review, among other things: the overall cost of buying and expanding the Trans Mountain Pipeline project, the costs related to oversight (crown corporation) of the project, and how this decision will impact investor confidence in Canadian resource projects; and that the Committee report its findings back to the House and make recommendations on how to restore investor confidence.

Motion

Frank Baylis moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Frank Baylis, David de Burgh Graham, Majid Jowhari, Mary Ng, Terry Sheehan — 5;

NAYS: Maxime Bernier, Matt Jeneroux, Dane Lloyd, Brian Masse — 4.

Nancy Marrelli and Christine Peets made statements and answered questions.

At 4:45 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:49 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Motion

Brian Masse moved, — That the Standing Committee on Industry hold hearings to study the proposed purchase by this government of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project pipeline and infrastructure, including : a) the terms of the purchase including the costs to taxpayers and long-term impacts of purchasing and completing this project, b) the direct and indirect impacts on Canadian businesses directly in competition with pipeline products and the use of those products in respective markets, and, c) the plan for the sale of this project once completed.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Maxime Bernier, Matt Jeneroux, Dane Lloyd, Brian Masse — 4;

NAYS: Frank Baylis, David de Burgh Graham, Majid Jowhari, Mary Ng, Terry Sheehan — 5.

Dan Lloyd gave notice of the following motion:

That the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology undertake a study of four meetings to review, among other things: the impacts of US imposed tariffs on Canadian Steel and Aluminum producers and the related supply chains; and that the Committee reports the findings back to the House and make recommendations on measures that could be taken to protect the Canadian industry and its competitiveness.

At 4:58 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:59 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michel Marcotte
Clerk of the Committee