RNNR Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $ 29,400, for the study of current state and future of national energy data, be adopted.
It was agreed, — That the proposed description for the study on the current state and future of national energy data be adopted and published on the Committee’s website.
The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.
It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.
It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Value-added products in Canada's Forest Sector: Cultivating Innovation for a Competitive bioeconomy".
It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and Analyst be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.
It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.
ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.
At 9:05 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 9:08 a.m., the sitting resumed in public.
Laura Oleson and Jim Fox made statements and, with Drew Leyburne and Abha Bhargava, answered questions.
Shannon Stubbs gave oral notice of the following motion:
That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee immediately undertake a study to find solutions to the obstacles facing the approved Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion; that the Committee consider factors such as: (a) the May 31st deadline issued by the proponent, (b) the potential economic, socioeconomic, investment, and government revenue losses, and impacts on market access for Canadian oil, related to the potential cancelation, especially on Indigenous communities, (c) municipal, provincial, and federal jurisdiction as it relates to the project, (d) potential points of leverage between the federal and provincial governments, (e) potential fiscal, constitutional and legal solutions; that the first meeting take place no later than May 3rd, 2018; and that all meetings be televised where possible; and that the Committee report its findings to the House.
Questioning of the witnesses resumed.
At 9:47 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 9:50 a.m., the sitting resumed.
Jacqueline Gonçalves, Derek Hermanutz and Greg Peterson made statements and, with René Beaudoin, answered questions.
At 10:46 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.