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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 139
Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 1:01 p.m. to 1:26 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• Rhéal Éloi Fortin (Bloc Québécois)
• Erin Weir (Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)
House of Commons
• Philippe Dufresne, Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel
• Andrew Lauzon, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 106(4), the Committee commenced consideration of the request by four members of the Committee to study developments in the accusation that the Prime Minister and his closest political allies conspired to stop the criminal trial of a company accused of bribery.


Pierre Poilievre moved, — That, notwithstanding the motion adopted on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, and following the public statement the same day by the Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould offering to provide more information to Canadians should it be requested, the Committee invite her to appear no later than Thursday, March 14, 2019.


Francis Drouin moved, — That the Committee do now adjourn.

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

YEAS: Francis Drouin, Ali Ehsassi, Mark Gerretsen, Linda Lapointe, Ron McKinnon — 5;

NAYS: Michael Barrett, Michael Cooper, Pierre Poilievre, Tracey Ramsey — 4.

At 1:26 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee