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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 11
Friday, May 15, 2020, 11:04 a.m. to 1:09 p.m.
Sean Casey, Chair (Liberal)

• Anthony Housefather (Liberal)
• Andréanne Larouche (Bloc Québécois)
• Martin Shields (Conservative)
House of Commons
• David Chandonnet, Procedural Clerk
• Jean-Marie David, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Elizabeth Cahill, Analyst
• Eleni Kachulis, Analyst
• Mayra Perez-Leclerc, Analyst
• Hon. Deb Schulte, P.C., M.P., Minister of Seniors
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Benoît Robidoux, Associate Deputy Minister
• Kathryn McDade, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Income Security and Social Development Branch
• Janet Goulding, Assistant Deputy Minister, Income Security and Social Development Branch
• Cliff C. Groen, Assistant Deputy Minister, Service Canada - Benefit Delivery Services Branch
• Stephanie Hébert, Assistant Deputy Minister, Program Operations Branch
Pursuant to the order of reference of Saturday, April 11, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.

At 12:08 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:11 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Benoît Robidoux, Cliff C. Groen, Janet Goulding and Kathryn McDade answered questions.

At 1:09 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marie-France Lafleur
Committee Clerk