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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 47
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 3:41 p.m. to 5:47 p.m.
In Camera
Presiding
James Maloney, Chair (Liberal)

• John Aldag for Marc Serré (Liberal)
• Len Webber for Mark Strahl (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Jesse Good, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study on Clean Technology in Canada’s Natural Resources Sectors, the Chair be authorized to finalize a travel budget not to exceed $ 67,361 to include site visits to the Calgary area, the Edmonton area, Fort McMurray, Vancouver and Squamish in Spring 2017, and that the Chair be further authorized to present this modified budget to the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study on Clean Technology in Canada’s Natural Resources Sectors, the proposed travel budget in the amount of $ 38,587.60 for the Committee’s travel to the Sudbury area, the Halifax area and the Montréal area in Spring 2017 be adopted, and that the Chair be authorized to present this budget to the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee.

At 3:46 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:47 p.m., the sitting resumed in public.

Canadian Solar Industries Association
• Patrick Bateman, Policy and Research Advisor
BFH Corp.
• Cal Broder, Chairman
Sustainable Development Technology Canada
• Leah Lawrence, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Carla Miner, Senior Manager
MEG Energy Corp.
• Mikaela McQuade, Senior Policy Analyst
• Lyle Thorsen, Director of Strategic Planning
Clean Energy Canada
• Sarah Petrevan, Senior Policy Advisor
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, September 20, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors.

Mikaela McQuade, Lyle Thorsen and Leah Lawrence made statements and, with Carla Miner, answered questions.

At 4:44 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:49 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Sarah Petrevan by videoconference from Brooklin, Ontario, Patrick Bateman and Cal Broder made statements and answered questions.

At 5:47 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



William Stephenson
Clerk of the Committee