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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 165
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 8:46 a.m. to 10:38 a.m.
Presiding
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)

Liberal

Library of Parliament
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
• Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport
Department of Industry
• David McGovern, Associate Deputy Minister, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee resumed consideration of the Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15 under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20 under Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1 and 5 under Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1 under Copyright Board, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15, L20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65 and 70 under Department of Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 under Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1, 5 and 10 under National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15 under Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15 under Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 1 under Standards Council of Canada, Votes 1 and 5 under Statistics Canada, referred to the Committee on Thursday, April 11, 2019.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Department of Industry.

The Minister made a statement and, with David McGovern, answered questions.

At 9:53 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:57 a.m., the sitting resumed.

By unanimous consent, the Chair called all Votes referred to the Committee.

By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That all Votes referred to the Committee be carried on division.

Accordingly:

Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15 under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency carried on division.

Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20 under Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency carried on division.

Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Canadian Space Agency carried on division.

Votes 1and 5 under Canadian Tourism Commission carried on division.

Vote 1 under Copyright Board carried on division.

Votes 1, 5, 10, L15, L20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, and 70 under Department of Industry carried on division.

Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 under Department of Western Economic Diversification carried on division.

Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec carried on division.

Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario carried on division.

Votes 1, 5 and 10 under National Research Council of Canada carried on division.

Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15 under Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council carried on division.

Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15 under Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council carried on division.

Vote 1 under Standards Council of Canada carried on division.

Votes 1 and 5 under Statistics Canada carried on division.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Votes of the Main Estimates 2019-20, less the amounts granted in Interim Estimates, to the House.

At 9:58 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:58 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, May 8, 2019, the Committee resumed its study of M-208 on Rural Digital Infrastructure

The Committee commenced consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed, — That the Committee invite a maximum of six witnesses to appear on its study of M-208, Rural Digital Infrastructure, on Tuesday, June 4 and Thursday, June 6, from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on both days, and that Members of the Committee submit a witness list to the Clerk no later than 12:00 p.m., Friday May 31.

At 10:38 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michel Marcotte
Clerk of the Committee