FINA Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
On motion of Peter Fragiskatos, it was agreed, — That the subcommittee report be adopted.
Your subcommittee met on Thursday, July 9, 2020, to consider the business of the committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:
That, in relation to the study of the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the awarding of the sole-source contract to WE Charity:
(a) the committee hold meetings on Thursday, July 16, Tuesday, July 21, Wednesday, July 22, and Tuesday, July 28;
(b) that for the meeting on Thursday, July 16, the first panel be comprised of the Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth and the Deputy Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth; and that the second panel be comprised of the Clerk of the Privy Council and the Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Skills and Employment Branch at Employment and Social Development Canada;
(c) that preliminary priority witness lists be submitted to the clerk no later that 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 13;
(d) that final priority witness lists be submitted to the clerk no later that 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 17; and
(e) that over the course of the remaining three meetings, the committee hear from a maximum of 18 witnesses.
The Minister made a statement and, with Gina Wilson, answered questions.
At 4:03 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:10 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Gina Wilson and Rachel Wernick made statements.
At 4:28 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:31 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Rachel Wernick made a statement and, with Stephanie Hébert, answered questions.
At 5:38 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 5:42 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Paula Speevak made a statement and answered questions.
At 6:48 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.