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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 3
Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 2:01 p.m.
Hon. Anthony Rota, Chair (Liberal)


House of Commons
• Jeffrey LeBlanc, Principal Clerk, Legislative Services
• Jean-Philippe Brochu, Deputy Principal Clerk, Parliamentary Information Directorate
• Scott Lemoine, Deputy Principal Clerk, Table Research Branch
• Suzie Cadieux, Deputy Principal Clerk, Committees and Legislative Services Directorate
• Caroline Bosc, Procedural Clerk
• Marie-France Renaud, Procedural Clerk
Pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, April 20, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It was agreed, — That the committee observe a moment of silence in memory of the members of the Canadian Armed Forces who died recently in a helicopter crash in Greece.

Presenting Petitions

Petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions were presented by Garnett Genuis, Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Eric Duncan, Peter Julian, Gord Johns and Brad Vis.

Questions to Ministers

The committee proceeded to the questioning of ministers in respect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

At 1:33 p.m., Alexandra Mendès took the Chair.

At 1:55 p.m., Anthony Rota took the Chair.

At 2:01 p.m., pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, April 20, 2020, the committee adjourned until Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 12:00 p.m.

Charles Robert
Clerk of the Committee