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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 89
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 11:01 a.m. to 12:58 p.m.
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)


Library of Parliament
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
Office of the Chief Science Advisor
• Mona Nemer, Chief Science Advisor
Pursuant to Standing Orders 110 and 111, the Committee commenced consideration of the Order in Council appointment of Mona Nemer to the position of Chief Science Advisor, referred to the Committee on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Mona Nemer made a statement and answered questions.

The Committee resumed consideration of the motion moved by Maxime Bernier on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, which read as follows:

That the Committee review the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA), the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Investment Canada Act (ICA); and that the Committee invite relevant stakeholders to appear before the end of 2017 in order to provide members with information about the impact on pensioners of companies involved in bankruptcy proceedings such as Sears Canada and U.S. Steel.

Debate arose thereon.


Frank Baylis 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: 5; NAYS: 4.

Questioning of the witness resumed.

At 12:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, June 14, 2017 and section 65 of An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act, the Committee resumed the statutory review of the Act.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

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

At 12:58 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Danielle Widmer
Clerk of the Committee