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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 2
Monday, February 24, 2020, 3:32 p.m. to 5:31 p.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Jolène Savoie-Day, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown
• Erin Virgint, Analyst
Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel
• Janet Yale, Chair
• Monique Simard, Panel Member
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, the committee proceeded to a briefing by the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel on the Report "Canada’s Communications Future: Time to Act".

Janet Yale and Monique Simard made statements and answered questions.

At 5:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:07 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That, notwithstanding the routine motion adopted by the Committee regarding in camera meetings, adopted Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Adam van Koeverden and one member of his staff be permitted to remain during the in camera portion of the meeting.

It was agreed, — That the committee undertake a comprehensive study of access to sport activities and facilities in rural and remote communities in Canada; that the study include, but not be limited to, the current state of sports infrastructure in rural and remote communities and of athletic associations in these communities, the effects of having access to sports on youth development, community development, and the quality of life in communities, the feasibility of sports teams in these communities, as well as measures that the government can take to support growing access to sport in rural and remote communities (including Indigenous rural and remote communities); that the witness list include Department of Canadian Heritage officials, regional and national sport organizations, municipal representatives from rural and remote communities, provincial representatives responsible for sport and heritage; that the committee hold no less than four meetings on this subject; and that the committee report its findings to the House.

It was agreed, — That the committee undertake a study of how best to ensure a national culture of safe sport consisting of both physical safety and sporting environments free of harassment, abuse and discrimination; that the committee hold at least three meetings on this subject with relevant witnesses; and that the committee report its findings to the House.

At 5:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jubilee Jackson
Clerk of the Committee