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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 33
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 1:15 p.m. to 1:32 p.m.
In Camera
Presiding
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

• Bill Casey (Liberal)
• Hon. Mark Eyking (Liberal)
• Michael Levitt (Liberal)
House of Commons
• Gilles Larocque, Chief, Financial Management Advisory Services
• Jill McKenny, Logistics Coordinator
 
Library of Parliament
• Michael Dewing, Analyst
 
Standing Committee on Public Accounts
• Angela Crandall, Clerk of the Committee
 
Standing Committee on Health
• Alexandre Jacques, Clerk of the Committee
 
Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities
• Marie-France Lafleur, Clerk of the Committee
 
Standing Committee on International Trade
• Christine Lafrance, Clerk of the Committee
 
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development
• Erica Pereira, Clerk of the Committee
The Subcommittee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Subcommittee business.

The Chair gave a presentation on the financial status of the global envelope for committee activities.

It was agreed, — That the request for reimbursement presented by Karen Vecchio regarding a witness who submitted her expense claim to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women after the 60-day deadline be concurred in.

Pursuant to Standing Order 107(1), the Subcommittee resumed its study on budget submissions.

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Health be granted a study budget of $54,950 for its study of LGBTQ2 Health in Canada.

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on International Trade be granted a travel budget of $82,739.15 to travel to Mexico City and Querétaro, Mexico, in the Spring of 2019, in relation to its study of Priorities of Canadian Stakeholders Having an Interest in Bilateral and Trilateral Trade in North America, Between Canada, United States and Mexico.

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on International Trade be granted a travel budget of $48,880.88 to travel to Washington, D.C., United States of America, in the Spring of 2019, in relation to its study of Priorities of Canadian Stakeholders Having an Interest in Bilateral and Trilateral Trade in North America, Between Canada, United States and Mexico and of the Impact of Tariffs on Canadian Businesses, Companies and Workers.

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development be granted a travel budget of $72,371.95 to travel to Washington, D.C., and New York, New York, United States of America, in the Spring of 2019, in relation to its study of United States and Canadian Foreign Policy.

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Health be granted a travel budget of $80,646.60 to travel to Vancouver, British Columbia; Calgary, Alberta; Winnipeg, Manitoba; and Montréal, Quebec, in the Spring of 2019, in relation to its study of Impacts of Methamphetamine Abuse in Canada.

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Public Accounts be granted a travel budget of $27,296 to travel to Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, in the Summer of 2019, in relation to the Annual Conference of the Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees (CCPAC) and Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors (CCOLA).

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities be granted a travel budget of $68,973.20 to travel to St. John’s, Arnold’s Cove and Come By Chance, Newfoundland and Labrador; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Québec, Trois-Rivières and Montréal, Quebec, in the Spring of 2019, in relation to its study of the Canadian Transportation and Logistics Strategy.

At 1:32 p.m., the Subcommittee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Scott Lemoine
Clerk of the Subcommittee