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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 92
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 3:32 p.m. to 4:46 p.m.
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)


• Jim Eglinski for Hon. Maxime Bernier (Conservative)
• Peter Fragiskatos for Mary Ng (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
NetWisper Inc.
• Steven Finlayson
Rigstar Industrial Telecom
• Brent Grisdale, Founder and Vice-President Business Development
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, May 5, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of broadband connectivity in rural Canada.

Brent Grisdale, by videoconference from Calgary, Alberta, and Steven Finlayson, by videoconference from Calgary, Alberta, made statements and answered questions.

At 4:38 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:38 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of broadband connectivity in rural Canada, the deadline for receiving briefs be Friday, February 9, 2018; and that the Committee give drafting instructions to the Analysts for a draft report at its meeting of Thursday, February 15, 2018.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study entitled: "iPhone Performances and their Batteries: The Interests of Canadian Consumers", John Poole be invited to appear before the Committee on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

At 4:46 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michel Marcotte
Clerk of the Committee