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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 25
Monday, October 3, 2016, 3:30 p.m. to 5:24 p.m.
Presiding
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)

• Terry Beech (Liberal)
• Greg Fergus (Liberal)
• Gudie Hutchings (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• André Léonard, Analyst
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
• Jeffrey Astle, Past President
• Michel Gérin, Special Advisor
Quebec Furniture Manufacturers' Association
• Réjean Poitras, Vice-President, Board of Administration, President and Executive Officer, Amisco
• Pierre Richard, President and Chief Executive Officer, QFMA, Canadian Furniture Show
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on March 10, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the manufacturing sector.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

The Committee resumed consideration of the motion of Alexander Nuttall, — That, as part of the Committee’s study on manufacturing sector, the Committee invite the Liberal Party donor, and the quote “innovation leader,” Valerie Fox, appointed by Minister Bains on June 14th, to appear before the Committee to speak about how we can make manufacturing more innovative.

The debate continued.

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

YEAS: Earl Dreeshen, Ben Lobb, Alexander Nuttall, Wayne Stetski — 4;

NAYS: Chandra Arya, Frank Baylis, Majid Jowhari, Lloyd Longfield, Terry Sheehan — 5.

The Committee resumed consideration of the motion of Alexander Nuttall, — That, as part of the Committee’s study on manufacturing sector, the Committee invite the Liberal Party donor, and the quote “innovation leader,” Austin Hill, appointed by Minister Bains on June 14th, to appear before the Committee to speak about how we can make manufacturing more innovative.

The debate continued.

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

YEAS: Earl Dreeshen, Ben Lobb, Alexander Nuttall, Wayne Stetski — 4;

NAYS: Chandra Arya, Frank Baylis, Majid Jowhari, Lloyd Longfield, Terry Sheehan — 5.

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



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee