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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 4
Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 12:03 p.m. to 5:11 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. Anthony Rota, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Eric Janse, Clerk Assistant, Committees and Legislative Services Directorate
• Pierre Rodrigue, Senior Principal Clerk, Parliamentary Information Directorate
• Jeremy LeBlanc, Principal Clerk, Journals Branch
• Natalie Foster, Deputy Principal Clerk, Journals Branch
Pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, April 20, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ministerial Announcements

Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, made an announcement.

It was agreed, — That the committee observe a moment of silence for the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day.

Presenting Petitions

Petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions were presented by Glen Motz, Elizabeth May and Lindsay Mathyssen.

Questions to Ministers

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

At 1:30 p.m., Alexandra Mandès took the chair.

At 3:04 p.m., Anthony Rota took the Chair.

Debate on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

At 3:04 p.m., the committee commenced consideration of the motion “That the committee take note of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic”.

Debate arose thereon.

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, April 20, 2020, Pablo Rodriguez, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, presented a document entitled “Revised translation regarding documents on economic downturns”.

Debate on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

The debate continued.

At 4:27 p.m., Alexandra Mendès took the Chair.

At 5:09 p.m., pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, April 20, 2020, the debate adjourned.

At 5:09 p.m., pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, April 20, 2020, the committee adjourned until Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 12:00 p.m.



Charles Robert
Clerk of the Committee