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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 115
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 8:49 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
Bryan May, Chair (Liberal)


Library of Parliament
• Elizabeth Cahill, Analyst
• Mayra Perez-Leclerc, Analyst
As individuals
• Michael Prince, Professor of Social Policy, Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria
• Jutta Treviranus, Professor and Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD University
Barrier-Free Canada
• Donna Jodhan, Founder and Chair
People First of Canada
• Kory Earle, President
• Shelley Fletcher, Executive Director
Public Service Alliance of Canada
• Marianne Hladun, Regional Executive Vice-President, Prairies Region
• Seema Lamba, Human Rights Program Officer, Negotiations and Programs Branch
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada.

Jutta Treviranus, by videconference from Nantes, France, Donna Jodhan, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Michael Prince, Kory Earle, Shelley Fletcher and Marianne Hladun made statements and, with Seema Lamba, answered questions.

At 10:33 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:36 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of supporting families after the loss of a child, the deadline to submit a brief of no more than 2,000 words be 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 23, 2018.

It was agreed, — That any brief received containing personal information in relation to the Committee’s study of supporting families after the loss of a child be treated as confidential and be neither published nor quoted in any form.

At 10:40 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Stephanie Feldman
Clerk of the Committee