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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 98
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 3:28 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
In Camera
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)


Library of Parliament
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
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.

The Committee commenced consideration of a draft report.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $ 37,300, for the study of Statutory Review of the Copyright Act, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) request that the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC) conduct a study, in the context of copyright, on remuneration models for artists and creative industries, including rights management and the challenges and opportunities of new access points for creative content such as streaming and emerging platforms; that CHPC call upon the expertise of a broad range of stakeholders impacted by copyright to ensure a holistic understanding of issues at play; and that CHPC provide INDU with a summary of testimony and recommendations related to the items mentioned above for the parliamentary review of the Copyright Act.

At 5:20 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michel Marcotte
Clerk of the Committee