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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 4
Monday, March 9, 2020, 3:31 p.m. to 4:31 p.m.
In Camera
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
• Erin Virgint, Analyst
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, Caroline Desbiens and one member of her staff be permitted to remain during the in camera portion of the meeting.

It was agreed, — That the committee invite the Minister to appear, at his earliest convenience, in relation to the study of the Main Estimates 2020-21, and that the meeting be televised.

At 3:56 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:00 p.m., the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That the committee undertake a study on the process through which Indigenous institutions receive accreditation as a museum in Canada, that the study determine what impact accreditation as a museum has on the repatriation of Indigenous cultural artefacts, that the committee hold no fewer than two meetings on this subject, and that the committee report its findings to the House.

It was agreed, — That the committee commence its study of the creation and implementation of new measures to address online hate by inviting department officials to appear on Monday, March 23, 2020.

It was agreed, — That members submit prioritised witness lists for the study of the creation and implementation of new measures to address online hate to the Clerk by Friday, March 13, 2020.

It was agreed, — That the committee strongly encourage the use of videoconferencing for the purposes of witness appearances, whenever possible, in all of its future studies.

At 4:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Thomas Bigelow
Clerk of the Committee