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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 151
Thursday, May 9, 2019, 1:04 p.m. to 1:58 p.m.
In Camera
Anita Vandenbeld, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Karine Azoulay, Analyst
• Brendan Naef, Analyst
Pursuant to the motion adopted by the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on Thursday, February 4, 2016, and the motion adopted by the Subcommittee on Thursday, October 4, 2018, the Subcommittee resumed its study of the global state of the free press.

The Subcommittee resumed consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "The Canary in the Coalmine: Responding to Violations of Press Freedoms in Venezuela and Myanmar".

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That the Chair present the report to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development.

It was agreed, — That the analysts and the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a news release for publication on the Subcommittee's website and for distribution upon presentation of the report to the House.

At 1:58 p.m., the Subcommittee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Aimée Belmore
Clerk of the Subcommittee