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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 166
Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 9:14 to 10:07
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)


• Dean Allison for Dane Lloyd (Conservative)
• Kim Rudd for John Oliver (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
• Jason Ernst, Chief Networking Scientist and Chief Technology Officer, RightMesh Project
• Chris Jensen, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, RightMesh Project
• John Lyotier, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, RightMesh Project
Agence interrégionale de développement des technologies de l'information et des communications
• André Nepton, Coordinator
Xplornet Communications Inc.
• Christine J. Prudham, Executive Vice-President, General Counsel
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, May 8, 2019, the Committee resumed its study of M-208 on Rural Digital Infrastructure.

Jason Ernst, Chris Jensen and John Lyotier, by videoconference from Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Christine J. Prudham, by teleconference from Markham, Ontario, and André Nepton, by videoconference from La Baie, Quebec, made statements and answered questions.


Brian Masse moved, — That the Committee immediately hold two meetings for the purpose of understanding the current mobile phone services for Canadians during times of emergencies.

Debate arose thereon.


Lloyd Longfield moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 1.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 10:07 , the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michel Marcotte
Clerk of the Committee