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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 34
Thursday, June 4, 2020, 3:06 p.m. to 7:07 p.m.
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

• Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe (Bloc Québécois)
• Elizabeth May (Green Party)
House of Commons
• Christine Lafrance, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Andrew Barton, Analyst
• Sylvain Fleury, Analyst
Brandt Tractor Ltd.
• Gavin Semple, Chairman of the Board
• Lisa Semple, Vice-President, Investments
• Don Switzer, Chief Operating Officer, Distributed Products
Colleges and Institutes Canada
• Denise Amyot, President and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Art Museum Directors Organization
• Anthony Kiendl, President and Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of MacKenzie Art Gallery
Canadian Home Builders' Association
• Kevin Lee, Chief Executive Officer
Fanshawe College
• Peter Devlin, President
Genome Canada
• Rob Annan, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Pari Johnston, Vice-President, Policy and Public Affairs
McCoy Global Inc.
• Jim Rakievich, President and Chief Executive Officer
National Research Council of Canada
• Roger Scott-Douglas, Secretary General
• David Lisk, Vice-President, Industrial Research Assistance Program
• Jean-François Houle, Vice-President, Pandemic Response Challenge Program
• Lakshmi Krishnan, Director General, Human Health Therapeutics Research Centre
As an individual
• Jean-Denis Garon, Professor of economics, École des sciences de la gestion, Université du Québec à Montréal
• Ian Lee, Associate Professor, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
• Jack Mintz, President's Fellow, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary
• Armine Yalnizyan, Economist and Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers
C.D. Howe Institute
• Jeremy Kronick, Associate Director, Research
Canadian Union of Public Employees
• Angella MacEwen, Senior Economist, National Services
Macdonald-Laurier Institute
• Philip Cross, Senior Fellow
Pursuant to the orders of reference of Tuesday, March 24, Saturday, April 11, and Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Gavin Semple, Denise Amyot, Anthony Kiendl, Kevin Lee, Rob Annan, Jim Rakievich and Roger Scott-Douglas made statements and, with David Lisk and Jean-François Houle, answered questions.

At 4:59 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:09 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Jean-Denis Garon, Ian Lee, Jack Mintz, Armine Yalnizyan, Jeremy Kronick, Angella MacEwan and Philip Cross on the panel on the economic and fiscal outlook made statements and answered questions.

At 7:07 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Roger
Clerk of the Committee