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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 14
Monday, June 1, 2020, 12:01 p.m. to 2:11 p.m.
Hon. Anthony Rota, Chair (Liberal)


House of Commons
• André Gagnon, Deputy Clerk, Procedure
• Robert Benoit, Principal Clerk, Parliamentary Information and Publications Directorate
• Ian McDonald, Principal Clerk, Committees and Legislative Services Directorate
• Danielle Labonté, Deputy Principal Clerk, Committees and Legislative Services Directorate
• Patrice Martin, Deputy Principal Clerk, Parliamentary Associations
• Caroline Bosc, Procedural Clerk
• Marie-France Renaud, Procedural Clerk
Pursuant to the orders of reference of Monday, April 20, 2020, and Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, May 26, 2020, Dominic LeBlanc, President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, presented a document entitled “Democracy Matters, Debates Count: A report on the 2019 Leaders’ Debates Commission and the future of debates in Canada”.

Presenting Petitions

Petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions were presented by Garnett Genuis, Arnold Viersen and Salma Zahid.

Statements by Members

The committee proceeded to statements by members.

Questions to Ministers

The committee proceeded to the questioning of ministers.

At 1:14 p.m., Bruce Stanton took the Chair.

At 2:11 p.m., pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the committee adjourned until Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at 12:00 p.m.

Charles Robert
Clerk of the Committee